WBC: parity?

August 1, 2007 – 9:46 am

the most stunning thing, at first blush, about the newly minted list of world barista championship finalists might be who isn’t there — e.g. the scandinavians. is it the end of an era? brazil? japan?

at long last, though, we have coverage — not independent-minded coverage, mind you, but something close to real-time competition information on the actual web. here ‘n here.

UPDATE: the funniest world barista championship-related amateur video of the day so far: the western european island boys, “cupping” japanese milk.