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New Trish Grantham Sandwich Board!

We have been very lucky to have our sandwich boards made by Trish Grantham for many years now.  We have quite a collection in the sign graveyard.  Vin dropped by a new one today at Hawthorne.  This is possibly my … Continue reading

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March Madness Challenge! Fresh Pot Brackopolypse!

It’s time for our annual Fresh Pot March Madness Bracket Challenge, otherwise known as Brackopolypse!  If you’re interested in participating go here and sign up.  The password is VINCI. We follow simple rules: fill out your picks for the winner … Continue reading

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We Have Taken The South!

With the addition of the third Fresh Pot cafe–herein referred to as FP3–we have now have full representation in both southern quadrants of the city.  FP1, also known as Hawthorne, took hold of the southeastern quadrant nearly 14 years ago.  … Continue reading

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Barista Stream!

I can’t count how many times I’ve heard recently, “I want to go the the 2009 United States Barista Championship, I want to watch, but I just can’t make it to the convention center. If only there were some way … Continue reading

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Celebr-A1-tion!

We had a little party for Alex at Mississippi on Sunday to celebrate his big win. This wasn’t just time for Alex to bask in the lime light though, he was put to work. He toiled away on the bar … Continue reading

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Northwest Regional Barista Champion: Alex Pond of the Fresh Pot!

We are very proud to announce that our own Alex Pond–A1 to us–has taken first place at the Northwest Regional Barista Competition in Tacoma, WA. He came out on top of strong competition from Kevin of the Albina Press and … Continue reading

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