Posted 25 December 2003 - 09:09 PM
Posted 26 December 2003 - 07:43 AM
The history of coffee in Ethiopia and its continuing role in their culture could fill an entire book yet it's a topic I've rarely seen discussed in more than a few paragraphs in contemporary publications (books and magazines included).
Posted 26 December 2003 - 09:35 AM
Posted 26 December 2003 - 12:27 PM
(I should also say that I was an intern at Saveur from July-Sept of this year and did some research on Ethiopian coffee for them. I have to read this article.)
What was the internship like? I love Saveur.
And I have read the article; it was brief but then one of my favorite things about Saveur is that its very, very readable, and so it doesn't end up in a pile with all the other subscription magazines I need to make plans to get to eventually, and never end up reading as thoroughly as I'd like. Saveur is thoughtfully written and generally very well-edited, I think. I find that it's great for initiating my curiosity, and if I want more info on whatever; Ethiopian coffee for example, I can look elsewhere for it anyway.
Edited by Verjuice, 26 December 2003 - 12:28 PM.
Posted 26 December 2003 - 12:58 PM
The internship was great -- I was treated very well and learned a lot about the functioning of a magazine, about which I was totally clueless when I started. I hope to write about it soon for The Daily Gullet.
What was the article's focus?
Co-author of Serious Barbecue, which is in stores now!
"For those of you following along, JJ is one of these hummingbird-metabolism types. He weighs something like eleven pounds but he can eat more than me and Jason put together..." -Fat Guy
Posted 27 December 2003 - 07:00 PM
I just noticed that the writer, Anne Marie Ruff, is based in the United Arab Emirates, where I am visiting right now. I was reading local magazines yesterday and lamenting the absence of food writing/restaurant reviews in them. Kind of weird.
Posted 28 December 2003 - 08:05 AM
The sad situation with sagging wholesale coffee prices worldwide in spite of higher retail sprices is indeed a tragedy of enormous proportions - it affects far more than just Ethiopia.
Posted 28 December 2003 - 10:16 AM
Posted 28 December 2003 - 06:57 PM
On another note. . .I think we are getting close to the can of worms known as Fair Trade.
I have mixed feelings on this topic. Maybe I'll start a new post for this topic.
Posted 03 January 2004 - 06:04 PM
Posted 03 January 2004 - 06:13 PM