I've fancied myself a more than capable coffee connoisseur
since learning how to make my very own cappuccino on a countertop espresso
machine in my kitchen. After months of trial and error, I'd satisfactorily
determined how long to pull the espresso shot and steam the milk for my
I thought I was in a league of my own. Yeah, I was wrong.
A barista competition might
not evoke images of training sessions lasting into the night, or enough blood,
sweat and tears to fill a few espresso demitasse cups, but for the last two
months, this has been Daria Whalen and Wolfie Barn's reality.
Oh students of Boston, we feel your pain. It's that time of year again, the time when a glorious month of freedom is just weeks away. Christmas break from college: is there any period in life more sweet and completely free of those pesky adult responsibilites and real world hassles? (Other than the much longer summer break and that nine month stint in the womb, of course.
Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in
their natural habitats.
Dunkin' Donuts in the
Prudential CenterScott Cobban
What did you just
order?My regular: a medium iced tea with sugar. It gets me going. Some
people go through a cold-to-hot beverage transition during the seasons, but I'm
solid on this beverage year round.