History of Coffee in New York City – And you thought it all started in Seattle!

Another one from the “And you thought it all started in Seattle!” series.

During the North East Regional Barista Championship (NERBC) 2011, guest speaker Donald Schoenholt from Gillies Coffee gave a long and inspired speech on the history of coffee in New York City – and North America in many ways.

Too bad we couldn’t film the entire presentation, but about 90% of it is here in a 5-part video:

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