How to Perfect Your French Press Technique

I’ve mentioned before in several of my old Stalking the WIld Bean columns (which I really ought to get back to doing!) that I’m a huge fan of the French…

Stalking the Wild Bean: Zeke’s Sumatra Gayoland

If there’s anything that I love when I pick up a bag of fresh roasted coffee beans, it’s the ability to tell right from the bag how fresh the beans…

Stalking the Wild Bean: Royal Farms Royal Gourmet

Funny story: I ran out of coffee at home on Sunday night – fairly late in the evening after stores had closed, and without time to order any from my…

Stalking the Wild Bean: Whiff Roasters Papua New Guinea

If you’re like me – or like most geeks – a good cup of coffee is one of your greatest joys in life. Granted, part of it is that a…

3 Things You Shouldn’t be Afraid to Drop Cash On

If there’s anything we tend to have a hard time spending money on, fellow geeks, it’s our appearance and our diet. Granted, not all of us have this problem –…