Coffee: the Monday morning saviour, the Friday night pick-me-up and the most important part of the weekend.
A passion, addiction and even religion for many, this blessed bean has a complex history, diverse present and bright future, all explored in this stunning, pictorial guide.
Specialty Coffee Melbourne
Follow the coffee bean’s journey from crop to cup before tasting it at any number of the cafes and roasters featured within these pages. Learn about different flavours, origins, and brewing and roasting methods; dive deep into the movements behind your morning latte, tracking beans from origin to your local cafe’s grinder. The more you read, see, taste and feel, the more you’ll come to learn about the humble elixir. There’s a world of experiences out there to discover – where better to start than Melbourne?
Editor in chief: Jonette George
Design: Elle Bentley, Susan Hardjano
Photography: Kevin Li, Amanda Davenport, Katie Wilton, Frances Parker, Simon Shiff
Illustration: Joel Pringle & Alexis Winter
Special thanks: Marnie Boden, Daniele Wilton, Bianca Cuffia, Tiffany Bermudez