May 29, 2020
On March 17 bars and restaurants in Tulsa were forced to close and the struggle to survive has caused changes in business models across the board. In this episode, hear how three business owners in Tulsa have dealt with this new climate with distinctly different responses and outlooks for the future. Thanks to Chef...
Apr 11, 2020
The coronavirus disease is causing global changes in the way we live and work. In this episode, Mark dials in from his home office while Brian checks in with producers around the world who supply the coffee and tea sold at the DoubleShot.
Feb 26, 2020
After returning from back-to-back sourcing trips to Costa Rica and Panama, Brian explains the differences in his experiences between the two. Discussions involve the elusiveness and complexity in defining a coffee variety, as well as the loose definitions used to characterize different processing methods. Though when...
Jan 20, 2020
Mark and Brian discuss the importance of knowing who produced the goods we consume. The impacts on the supply chain of our daily choices, and how consumer behaviors align with the quality of the products available to us. How paying for items of value creates a cycle of respect both for the producers and for ourselves....
Dec 21, 2019
This is a bonus episode of AA Cafe. Mark and Brian always read their top ten lists during the last episode of the year. It's usually things they're thankful for, but this year Mark decided it would be 10 things they hate.