Archive for September, 1999

Single-Store Roasters

Single-Store Roasters

Specialty coffee started with a single-store roaster. Or maybe three or four. Alfred Peet’s famous Vine Street store in Berkeley had a little Royal roaster in back of the counter when I first visited it in 1970, the pipe rising precariously (and crookedly, if I remember rightly) toward the high ceiling. Across the Bay in […]

By September 1, 1999 |Reviews Tasting Report