18 Mar '12, 5pm

@NuovaSominelli made a bet with 2 baristas on if they could build an espresso machine in under 5 hours. Did they do it?

Some time back in late 2010 (I think) I made a comment on twitter about Starbucks’ direction in the US.1 An intriguing response to this turned up fairly rapidly in my direct messages – an invitation to go for coffee with the then MD of Starbucks UK, Darcy Willson-Rymer. I’d met Darcy before at an event we’d both been speaking at – and I’d be grateful to him that day for helping make a point about the value of brewed coffee by agreeing to pay £5 for the presspot of the Kenya I was brewing on stage. ((He actually ended up splitting this with Louie Salvone, head of Espresso Service)). I’d enjoyed meeting him and he had wanted to engage me on Via, as I’d been a little negative onstage about the timing of their move to promote this. We met for coffee at their recently remodelled Conduit Street location, and shared another presspot of coffee as we talked downstairs. Around that ...

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