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2014 Top 10 Drinks

Every Friday, Drink of the Week celebrates my favorite beverage from the previous seven days. To end the year, here are my 2014 Top 10 Drinks, which appear in order of preference. 10. Coffee...
Coffee Orange County

Theorem Everything But The Stick [CLOSED]

There has always been a disconnect between the barista competitions I’ve experienced in places like Portland, which included some of America’s most talented coffee professionals creating signature beverages that only judges get to enjoy,...
Coffee Orange County

Interview: Jeff Duggan (Portola Coffee Lab + THEOREM)

In Orange County, Jeff Duggan has become synonymous with specialty coffee. The trained chemist and tech world veteran started roasting beans at home in 2000, experimented with commercial roasting at Irvine’s Layer Cake Bakery...
Coffee Menu Orange County

Theorem: Progressive Costa Mesa Coffee Bar Joins Portola Mix [CLOSED]

From the moment Portola Coffee Lab opened in Costa Mesa’s OC Mart Mix in 2011, Jeff Duggan’s forward thinking company invited scrutiny thanks to their outfits (lab coats) and brewing equipment (space age). However,...