Twin Cities Planet:

A couple of weeks ago I stumbled across a better cup of coffee. It took me several minutes before realizing that the barista hadn’t simply turned to the giant steel urn to fill my order. Instead, he was intently pouring hot water over a ceramic single-serving, manual drip, filtered brewer.

“Is this new?” I asked.

“Yeah,” he said, using his right elbow to indicate the rack holding four drip brewing cups. “We’ve been using these for a couple of months.”

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