22 Mar '12, 6am

#BCRBC Info Portal - your guide to this weekend in Chicago, w/ schedules, events, and Urkel!

As the calendar rolls on, this weekend marks the final denouement of the United States of America’s regional competition cycle. In Atlanta, New York City, Santa Cruz, Tacoma, and now in Chicago, Illinois, where the Big Central Regional Barista Competition will play host to baristas from both the North Central and South Central divisions, the weekend of March 23rd-25th. These weekends offer indelible snapshots of what the specialty coffee culture in America looks like in 2012, by region, city, roaster and individual. It’s the opinion of this website that barista competitions, though not perfect, are enormously important, but more than that, they’re a lot of fun to watch. In the right hands, those 15 minutes can be transcendent. Pay attention this weekend. These events are worth it. There’s several ways for you to follow along with the fun; here, let us show you. Your offici...

Full article: http://sprudge.com/bcrbc-info-portal-chicago-a-go-go.html

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