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Coffee Los Angeles

Interview: coffee pro Geoff Watts (Intelligentsia)

Geoff Watts was one of Intelligentsia’s very first hires in the mid ’90s and has become one of the foremost green coffee buyers in the world, helping to establish a Direct Trade model alongside...
Coffee California

Tracking a Coffee Shipment on a Particularly Harrowing Journey

On April 8, Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea hosted a seminar at their Glassell Park roasting facility, titled “State of the Cup.” The day’s most vivid illustration of what it takes to get the beans...
Coffee Seminar

30 Interesting Coffee Facts From Intelligentsia State of the Cup

On April 8, Intelligentsia Coffee convened a State of the Cup seminar at their Glassell Park roasting facility to impart key tenets about how they’ve become industry leaders. Intelligentsia Vice President of Green Coffee...
Sign Silver Lake

Intelligentsia: Opening Pandora’s Specialty Coffee Box

A couple years back, I began discussing coffee with a writer who was very particular about his beans. He said he couldn’t stomach any of the coffee in Los Angeles, opting to ship beans...