Monthly Archives: April 2010

| April 30, 2010

We sampled some excellent coffees from East Africa today at the cupping table. Coffees from Ethiopia, Uganda, and Tanzania were on the table today, where each coffee displayed their unique characteristics and provided a great opportunity to further our understanding and appreciation of these coffees.
The standout coffee of the day was from Tanzania- this coffee had a delicate, floral profile with herbaceous earth tones, subtle hints of citrus and a honey sweetness resembling a hearty black tea more so than a cup of coffee. Well balanced acidity gave this coffee a nice refreshing quality and liveliness with a medium body that harmonized the acidity and sweetness in the cup. The subtly herbaceous and honeyed aftertaste was pleasant and kept us returning to the cup for yet another taste.
Thank you to everyone who joined us at CAFFE VITA-CAPITOL HILL today and we look forward to seeing YOU at our next cupping- WEDNESDAY, MAY 5 @ 10 AM at CAFFE VITA- CAPITOL HILL- 1005 E PIKE ST.

Caffe Vita in association with Via Tribunali supports "5@5." Ride your bike to Tribunali, get a free pizza & support the local biking community.

| April 30, 2010


Via Tribunali in association with Caffe Vita, Peroni Beer, The Stranger and The City of Seattle’s Bicycle Program present “5@5.”

“5@5” is a campaign focused on raising funds for the Seattle biking community, Every Wednesday beginning May 12th Via Tribunali will open it’s doors to the Seattle biking community and be giving away free margherita pizza’s and selling $3 Peroni Beer to everyone that rides their bike to Tribunali from 5 – 7PM on the given Wednesday.

The $3 purchase of Peroni will be donated to the selected biking community partner on the given week.

Each week “5@5” will take place at a different Via Tribunali location.

Wednesday, May 12
Georgetown 5-7PM Bike Works

Wednesday, May 19
Capitol Hill 5-7PM The Garage Cycling Team

Wednesday, May 26
Queen Anne 5-7PM Trips for Kids Seattle – a Cascade Bicycle Club Program

Wednesday, June 2
Belltown 5-7PM Bicycle Alliance of Washington

Wednesday, June 9
Fremont 5-7PM The Bikery

Denver Daily News reports on Caffe Vita bike thru window.

| April 28, 2010

Espresso to go for cyclists

Bike shop opens a bike-thru window for cyclists to grab espresso, parts

Kristin Pazulski, DDN Staff Writer

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Picking up an espresso while cycling to work has never been easier.

Drivers might have Starbucks’ drive-thru, but cyclists can satisfy their morning espresso fix at Salvagetti Bicycle Workshop on Platte Street. The local bike shop opened Denver’s first bike-through window this past weekend, offering the necessities to cyclists — espresso drinks and bike parts.

“When we tell people about the window, they go back and forth between the expletive response (of excitement) to ‘why would you do that?,’” said Scott Taylor, the owner of Salvagetti.

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