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Barista Los Angeles

Interview: 2009 USBC Competitor Ryan Willbur (Intelligentsia)

From March 5-8, the Oregon Convention Center in Portland is hosting the United States Barista Championship. Leading up to the USBC, I’m showcasing baristas who placed in the Top 6 in their respective region...
Coffee Los Angeles

Intelligentsia Venice Preview and Photos

In December, I reported what to expect from Intelligentsia Venice. Last Friday, Intelligentsia Coffee Director of Innovation Kyle Glanville led me on a tour of the Venice construction site with barista Ryan Willbur and...
Barista Competition Los Angeles

2009 Western Regional Barista Competition Finals

Intelligentsia Coffee and SCAA co-host the 2009 Western Regional Barista Competition at downtown L.A.’s Spring Arts Tower with top baristas from California and Hawaii. FINALIST #1 – Ryan Willbur – Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea...
Barista Los Angeles

Interview: Barista Ryan Willbur (Intelligentsia Coffee)

From January 23-25, top baristas from California and Hawaii will converge on Los Angeles to compete at the Western Regional Barista Competition. The winner scores a coveted slot in the Semi-Finals of the 2009...