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Taylor Ann Ono

Esmeralda Peña Sanchez a barista and artist from USCoffee Stories

Esmeralda Peña Sanchez

Finding a safe community to belong to can be arduous, especially in condensed cities like Seattle, Washington, where socializing with strangers is not something that the local people are often open-minded about. But, for Esmeralda Peña Sanchez, her job as a barista involves interacting with dozens of faces throughout the…
Taylor Ann Ono
13th May 2024
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Brewing Connections: Inside the Coffee Community with Archers

Archers Wholesale & Supply Store, based out of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, is educating people about their specialty craft class by class. Archers’ three main goals are quality, transparency, and sustainability, which are all achieved through their method of green coffee trading. Archers showcases coffee beans from all around the…
Taylor Ann Ono
24th April 2024
Efe Kahya, head barista at Ru coffeeCoffee Stories

Efe Kahya

Art can be inspirational through many forms and mediums, but for Efe Kahya, he finds it in smooth, rich, and unique cups of coffee. Efe’s passion for coffee began in 2016 when he was served a V60 pour-over at his local shop, which ultimately led to the beginning of his…
Taylor Ann Ono
24th April 2024