Decaffinated but decent

One of the saddest parts about growing older is discovering that caffeine and I are not good friends. This is heartbreaking, because I love coffee and would happily drink it all day long if I could. But I can’t. And I don’t mean I have to ask Monterey to cut me off at four cups […]


There are many many ways to make a decent cup of coffee. We are seeing some of these alternate methods returning to commercial use around Wellington’s more interesting caf├ęs: the Swiss Gold; the Chemex; the V60; the cold drip… and the siphon. Dave Lamason, formerly Peoples Coffee’s barista trainer, is passionate about the siphon. So […]