doesn’t the logic contained in the first post of uberbarista chris owens’ new blog more or less mean that the barista, relatively speaking, is the least vital link in the seed-to-cup coffee process? just asking!
p.s. no wonder those barista trips to coffee countries and local farmer symposiums are suddenly en vogue — the counter staff is cozying up to the real power! as thucydides once said, “if a single man’s convex tamper does not a good spro produce, then find the man who grows the cherry and party with him … “