Archive | July, 2012
Long black at The Troubadour Manly

The Troubadour Manly

Coffee poetry in motion… This inconspicuous little place on Pittwater Rd could easily missed, so put it on your radar and make a point to go. The coffee is Single Origin Roasters, so as you would expect is pretty good. But what really stand out are the little things. Like serving coffee with a side […]

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The Foundry of customer service? …not likely

We all forgive a few slip-ups when you’re new. But when you’re in an area that’s bursting with café’s, the one thing that will help customers turn a blind eye is a bit of good old-fashioned customer service. So let’s see what happened at Foundry Fifty Three, Pittwater Street Manly. Well getting an order wrong […]

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A cafe worth venturing to

You know that when there are so many amazing cafes nearby, sometimes you don’t want to risk a bad coffee by venturing elsewhere. But I’m glad I do. Especially when it’s to a place called the Armchair Collective in Mona Vale. What an absolute gem! A homewares boutique, where you can enjoy a damn good […]

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Should Fair Trade USA get its way?

Fair Trade is founded on promoting sustainable livelihoods. Through payment of fair prices and empowerment of small-scale producers. So what happens when the U.S. wants coffee plantations to be eligible for the Fair Trade certificate? Well firstly, they split from Fair Trade International. This means a need for separate standards and a huge jump away […]

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