Barista Coffee, Billy Wilson's new venture is now open at 539 NW 13th street. He's got some beautiful equipment including a stunning vacuum pot, and coffee from Stumptown, Ecco Caffe and Chicago's Intelligentsia: you can pick which bean you want them to use for your cup. This makes for some interesting comparisons. Of … [Read more...] about Barista Coffee NW 13th Open, Is It Bad Manners to Photograph Food?
Billy Wilson to Open "Barista" Coffeehouse A new coffeehouse is to open in the space last occupied by Acorn, or before that, Little Wing Cafe. Why is this news? Because it is owned by Billy Wilson, formerly of Albina Press, currently of Coffeehouse NW. Billy is known for having a huge following of coffee … [Read more...] about Lucier Restaurant Closed, Billy Wilson Opens “Barista”
Barista Billy Wilson will be leaving Albina Press Turns out he's looking for investors so he can open his own place. In the meantime he'll be pulling a few shifts up at Coffeehouse Northwest on West Burnside. Billy has won enough competitions to make him one of the rock stars of the Northwest coffee scene. Where does … [Read more...] about Billy Wilson Leaving Albina Press, Lucier Opens
This weekend is the Northwest Regional Barista Competition at Wonder Ballroom. Coffee Geeks from all over the Northwest will be there competing for the overall championship. As part of the competition, each barista has to come up with a signature coffee drink. Billy Wilson of Albina Press is taking the signature drink … [Read more...] about Molecular Gastronomy Meets Coffee… with Billy Wilson