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Better Know a Worldling, Part 1

By Amita | Friday, August 22nd, 2014 at 7:59 am

We are a blur of red aprons – you see us, day in and out, hustling behind the counter, making change, pulling shots, washing dishes like our livelihood depends on it – because it does, really. But what do you really know about us, this select group of wildly attractive humans who can make delicious beverages at a clip that defies belief? (And who are also, obviously, very humble.)

In all honesty, we do think of our crew as one large and mostly functional family. And we would like for you, our loyal customers, to get to know us. To that end, we are introducing a new series of Small World employee interviews. It’ll be no-holds-barred and I’ll be asking the tough questions, like “what’s your favorite coffee drink?” and “which Hogwarts house would you be sorted into?” And in just a few short answers, you’ll get to the heart of who we are, as baristas, as New Jerseyans, as human beings.

And so, without further ado, I present the first part of Small World Coffee’s “Better Know a Worldling.”

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Oaxaca Love Tour – Part 2

By Jessica | Thursday, March 13th, 2014 at 1:58 pm

Oaxaca city is located in the central valley of the state of Oaxaca in the foothills of the Sierra Madre. This beautiful city is known for it’s colonial era structures as well as native Zapotec and Mixtec archeological sites. The diversity of the Oaxacan cuisine has given it a reputation of being the culinary capital of Mexico and the nickname Land of the Seven Moles. We had a lot of fun wandering the streets and markets of Oaxaca, sampling the food and taking in the local artisan crafts.

Mole

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Oaxaca Love Tour – Part 1

By Jessica | Monday, March 10th, 2014 at 6:20 pm

Spontaneous trips are sometimes the best ones…

Jessica & Jen
My sister, Jennifer, called me up just over three weeks ago and said that her husband, Dave, was finishing up a birding trip in Chiapas, Mexico and she was thinking of meeting him in Oaxaca to celebrate their 24th wedding anniversary. She knew George and I were planning our second honeymoon (we did a mini-moon right after our wedding), so, did we want to join them? Not only would we be celebrating our two marriages, but Jen and Dave got married on what would have been our late mother’s 74th birthday. Jen was pitching it as the Oaxaca Love Tour. Let me give you a little background. (more…)

Video: A Day at Small World Roasters

By Jacqui | Monday, October 7th, 2013 at 5:41 pm

We were thrilled to host Sara Sadri – a local filmmaker who is also pursuing her postdoc at Princeton University – at Small World Roasters. “Small World Coffee,” she says, “was my first introduction to the town of Princeton. In fact, I think it is more like a landmark of Princeton.” While visiting our Rocky Hill Roasting Facility as part of our public Backstage Pass events, the scientist & filmmaker saw a cinematic opportunity. “I myself never thought about coffee beans as green fresh beans, and as a scientist, I found the process quite appealing and interesting.” (more…)

What Makes a Worldling: Part 3 – Homecoming

By Jacqui | Thursday, November 8th, 2012 at 10:39 am


This is the third installment in a series written by Small World’s seasoned veteran and lead trainer, Tuc… aka the Yoda of Small World.  We just celebrated Tuc’s 18th Small World Anniversary (with the awesome cake furnished by Jen from Brick Farm Market!) Below, Tuc shares more insightful thoughts on what it takes to be a ‘worldling’, and what that means to our cafe community and to our Princeton community.  Thanks, Tuc! (more…)