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Hi everyone, I'm Nick! For close to two years now I've worked in the marketing department here at Whole Latte Love. While you may already know me from my blogs, I'm also responsible for a number of the product descriptions that you might have seen on our website. In the morning, my go to drink is an Americano, although I'm also known around the office for the exotic teas I like to brew.

Introducing Kimbo Espresso Italiano

Coffee lovers rejoice! I’m excited to announce the addition of Kimbo Espresso Italiano to our extensive selection of imported Italian coffees. Now, I know for a fact that some of you out there have heard of Kimbo before, but for those of you who haven’t I feel that a bit of an...

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Is that Coffee I'm Tasting? - Part 3

It’s been a little while since I last wrote about coffee tasting, over a month in fact. Between this blog and my last entry in the series I’ve tried quite a few different coffees. Some of them I liked and some of them not so much. The other day I found myself inspired yet again by a...

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The Third Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest

Hi everyone, Our Third Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest is underway and I can't wait to see what you guys have in store for us! This year, the ROK manual espresso maker is back up for grabs! One of the toughest espresso makers on the market, with all metal components guaranteed for a...

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In the Spotlight: The Gaggia Brera

If you’re in the market for an affordable and capable super-automatic espresso machine then I hope you’ve taken a look at the Gaggia Brera in Black. Gaggia has a history of innovation in the world of espresso and the Brera was their ambassador to a more modern approach to...

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Coffee and Weight Loss: Deflating the Green Bean Bubble

The trouble for a number of us here in America is that we have an easier time finding weight than we do with losing it. As 2014’s 8th most overweight country in the world, it comes as no surprise to me that the green coffee extract fad hit us pretty hard over the last few years. For those...

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Coffee Experiment: Cold Brewing With Yama

Cold brew coffee is one of life’s best kept secrets. Brewing coffee with cold water does seem to be a bit of a contradiction, and while preparing it can be a bit tricky, the results can be well worth the effort. Recently we were lucky to get our hands on some excellent sample coffees from...

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Wrapping Up Our Giveaways

Hi everyone, It's hard to believe that August is almost over! On that note I'm sad to say that we'll be concluding our weekly giveaways for the time being. I'd like to thank everybody who participated, definitely keep your eyes peeled for future contests. Now, without further...

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Is that Coffee I'm tasting? - Part 2

Welcome to the second entry in my series on learning how to taste coffee. If you haven’t read the first installment, well, frankly I don’t know what you’re doing here. Go read it and come back! This time around I’d like to discuss what I consider to be the two different...

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Weekly Giveaway! - Waechtersbach Chalk Talk Mugs

Hi everyone, I’d like to start by congratulating the winner of last week’s giveaway, Chickie Brewer! She’ll be receiving a bag of Parisi Coffee’s Sumatra Mandheling single-origin espresso. This week we’ve got something a little different, the super cool Chalk Talk...

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Is that Coffee I'm Tasting? - Part 1

Last week I had the pleasure of catching up with my college buddy Ed when he came to Rochester for a visit. Like all of my friends, he was eventually persuaded into taking a trip with me to the awesome third-wave shop on Park Avenue called Pour Coffee Parlor. Now, for those of you who don’t...

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Weekly Giveaway! - Parisi Artisan Coffee

Hi everyone, This week we decided to move our giveaway to Wednesday, aka Hump Day. I’d like to start by congratulating Lauren Leslie, the winner of the Yama 3-Cup Siphon! This week we’re backing off from brewing equipment in favor of some micro-roasted beans from Parisi Artisan...

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National Coffee Month Cont.

It’s hard to believe we’re already a third of the way through August aka National Coffee Month! Hopefully all of you have been enjoying your summers so far, participating in our giveaways, and of course, drinking coffee! It’s been sort of a flurry of activity for us here at...

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Gimme! Coffee Named Best Coffee Shop in New York for 2014

  It’s always nice to give credit where credit is due, especially when it’s somebody you know. That’s why we’re happy to extend our congratulations to our friends at Gimme! Coffee for being named this year’s best coffee shop in New York State by Business...

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Weekly Giveaway! - The Yama 3-Cup Siphon

Hi everyone, I'd like to start by saying thanks to everybody who entered last week's giveaway! Our winner this time is Laura Jones who'll be be receiving an Impress Coffee Brewer. This week we've got something along the same lines, the Yama 3-Cup Tabletop Siphon. The...

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Weekly Giveaway! - The Impress Coffee Brewer

Hi everyone, I’d like to start by saying congratulations to Debbie, the winner of our first ever Weekly Giveaway! For those of who didn’t win, don’t fret, we’re starting another one right now! This week I wanted to take a bit of time to talk about one of the coolest...

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Introducing [Joe Frex]

Hi everyone, The weekend is calling! As you’ve no doubt been accessorizing for the summer, I wanted to take some time to talk about some new accessories that we’ve recently started carrying from [Joe Frex]. Way back in April we met with them at the SCAA tradeshow and decided that...

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Weekly Giveaway! - Maromas Coffee

Hi everyone, I'm excited to be back at blogging, especially because I've got some pretty cool things to tell you! First I'd like to introduce you to Maromas, the newest addition to our coffee offerings. Maromas is a trend setting brand in the international hotel and restaurant...

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Composting Your Gimme! Coffee Bags

Hi everyone! It’s been quite a while since I’ve blogged, but as the weather warms up (for some of us anyway), it got me thinking about the outdoors and growing things. More specifically though I was thinking about Gimme! Coffee and how you can compost their coffee bags.It’s...

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