We rolled out something new today. One of the most common requests we’ve received from prospective Tonx drinkers is a smaller one-bag-a-month option. We’ve hesitated to do this because of our commitment to freshness and not wanting to see our subscribers miss out on any of our awesome offerings. But now we’ve launched a really [...]
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And not just the Bodum kind. A couple of of pieces of Tonx pimpage that appeared in the press this week deserve mentioning: First was Tien Nguyen’s nifty LA Weekly profile on the Squid Ink blog in which she opens by comparing me to Forrest Gump, captures some good sound bites, and does a nice [...]
Your parents coffee probably sucks. Maybe it’s that their generation was raised on canned coffee and the false promises of dubious plug-in kitchen appliances or perhaps raising you and your siblings to adulthood drained them of any zest for life or belief in pleasure – but many parents-of-a-certain-age seem incapable of providing us good coffee [...]
Many of you have noticed some changes at the venerable tonx.org… like the fact that I’m roasting coffee again after a long hiatus and the fact that you can buy it here on this website and it is awesome and makes people happy. This is all very good. But what of ye olde blog? Will [...]
I’ve never liked the term “add shot”, used by coffee patrons (and many baristas) to request additional espresso in their drink. Firstly, it sounds like Starbucks jargon – something that maps to a button on a POS system (or a button on some superautomatic espresso machine). It belongs alongside terminology like double pump vanilla, half-caff, [...]
I was recently interviewed by FoodGPS about many coffee topics, ranging from west coast coffee scenes to the legitimacy of barista competitions and my thoughts on coffee common. There are a few things I said that I’ll expand on when I have more time (or if you buy me a beer), but here is a [...]
attempting to return tonx.org to it’s former glory. please ignore. real content will soon return.