Leaving Home Only to Find a Place to Call Home Jarek, is definitely one of those people who you respect immediately. Jarek’s story, demeanor, and personality let you know that you are in the presence of someone who clearly knows what he wants out of life. He is particularly polite and firm. As you sit… Continue reading Moody Tapas Bar
A lean operating machine. The path of life takes on a variety of journeys; however, reoccurring themes do show up. One thing about Bruce is that he has been exposed to coffee pretty much his entire life. Growing up most of us had our favourite TV shows. Bruce remembers enjoying cartoons. One particular cartoon that… Continue reading Support Your Local Community by Being Open to Opportunities
The cycle of life makes a full circle. For those that have been following or read the blog regularly, you know that the coffee culture of Cork is rich in coffee shops and cafes. Recently, Cork has an additional roaster/ cafe added to the scene. The road to becoming a cafe or roaster tends to… Continue reading CAFE MOLY: The Little Roaster with Will Power.
A man of mystery and many talents. Meeting Saol for the first time, is an experience. He likes to keep the conversation a bit short; while at the same time, he likes to share what he knows. Saol’s interest in coffee evolved due to work. He had his first coffee at his aunt’s wedding, when… Continue reading Saol
A quality product and a genuine interest in people keep them coming back. Jess likes to keep things eloquently simple. Her friendships and due diligence keep her active and desiring more out of life. A bit of background about this young lady. Jess, has an interest in home interior design. Initially, she started college to… Continue reading JESS: Have a Genuine interest in what you do.
Start with an idea and keep evolving. CRUST is a staple to the community of Cork. Quality food equals happy people and makes a days work worthwhile. The smell of fresh bread, quality local produce and ingredients, that are barely contained in between the two slices of bread equals a CRUST sandwich. Do things right,… Continue reading Community Involvement: Crust, You’ve Earned It
Aaron grew up as a your normal Irish kid surrounded by tea. As he put it: tea out of the bottle. However, Aaron didn’t really have a taste or an interest in tea or coffee. His go to drinks were: milk and water. He gradually became interested in the coffee industry. A bit of background… Continue reading Learning to Love Coffee: Aaron’s Journey
The coffee culture of Cork city during 2020 has thrived. During the Covid-19 lockdowns, people have been looking for ways to still casually meet up with family and friends. As an essential business, cafes and portable coffee stalls have popped up around the city. Brian came up with creating BORU as an organic mix of… Continue reading A Coffee Fit for a King: Brian Boru Street
Fortunately, coffee shops and cafes have started to pop up around Cork city and county over the past few years. Living in Cork, Ireland has many opportunities to express your creativity and to connect with your community. One particular spot that hides away on the River Lee is the BUS STOP. Ian, opened his own… Continue reading Stop by the: BUS STOP for quality coffee