one pot + god in a cup + caffe vita = oct. 21
michaele weissman’s critically acclaimed new book “god in a cup” hit bookshelves this summer – an elegant and carefully researched ode to the new frontier of coffee – she headed off to farms in east africa and central america with our friends from intelligentsia and counter culture, had a daunting run-in with the founder of stumptown who offered her a bong hit during their first interview, and lost much sleep decoding the mystery behind the panamanian esmeralda that cost about as much as diamonds.
michaele and i have plenty to discuss – since my travels with caffe vita have been equally far flung. expect a casual evening of deep pots of food, conversation, and coffee – the talented scott emerick of cremant fame is going to be joining me in the kitchen to cook a couple dishes i prepared with guatemalan coffee farmers on a recent vita/one pot excursion – and vita will be serving forth farm direct coffee from the very same guatemalan farm. we will be tucked inside caffe vita’s well-hidden private loft – the space alone is worth the ticket.
yet again we have the talented kim ricketts to thank for making this evening possible.
october 21st. caffe vita’s private capitol hill loft. 6pm. $40/person. byow.
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