The Coffee Guide in Brazil… Cafe do Forte – Rio de Janeiro

The Coffee Guide team has just visited Cafe do Forte in Rio de Janeiro. A great location with a fantastic selection of sweets. The coffee lacked a bit of body and didn’t live up to the reputation. Surely this cannot … Continue reading

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Cool coffee makes its debut at Mecca

Breville last week launched its much-anticipated espresso machine, the Dual Boiler BES900, at one of Sydney’s coolest cafes, Mecca Espresso in Ultimo. Representing a leap in domestic coffee appliance technology, the Dual Boiler has a number of features to ensure … Continue reading

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Questions with Brian Cole:White Horse Coffee

Questions with Brian Cole: Head barista at White Horse Coffee, Shop 2/137 Flora Street, Sutherland The Coffee Guide (TCG): If you weren’t a barista what would you be? Brian: I would like to think I’d be a sommelier or food … Continue reading

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Customised Blend

Imported coffee blends are out, as locals continue to outperform them thanks to fresher beans brewed at their optimal time. But when luxury becomes commonplace, and ‘freshly roasted’ is no longer the rarity but the rule, cafes have to turn … Continue reading

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Stand and deliver

We’ve ditched the Italian-style coffee, but we’re about to usher in the Italian espresso bar – stocked with fresh Aussie roasts. Thanks to the customised blend, there’ll be fewer of those branded umbrellas, seats and windbreakers around, and courtesy of … Continue reading

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