Single Origin Roasters. 28B Cranbrook St, Botany. I’ve been going to the original Single Origin Roasters shop for at least eight years, and it’s evolved a lot in that time – growing, spawning an extra cafe just for selling takeaway coffees, and moving its roaster off-site. This new store represents their latest development, bringing their signature […]
When I was approached by menulog to try out their service, and was offered a voucher so I wouldn’t have to actually pay for my dinner, I thought “this is an offer too good to refuse”. I mentioned menulog to a friend who is somewhat younger than me, and not only was she aware of […]
The Grounds Espresso. 10 Little Regent St, Chippendale. Next to the Mercure hotel near Central Station, in prime position to take advantage of foot traffic waiting for a bus is a hole in the wall, that’s big enough to hold a full kitchen. When I first visited a couple of weeks ago, they were doing […]
The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers by Ben Horowitz The trouble with being a CEO is there’s no rule-book to follow. Horowitz outlines his experiences running companies during the dot com bubble burst, and provides lessons on what it looks like to run a well-structured tech start-up, […]
Beyond the ecological nightmare of pod coffee, and the reduced quality from fresh-ground: now there’s the notion of coffee digital rights management, of a sort, to stop people using unofficial pods in their machines.