Ryan Singel (Wired) relates how 'Ritual Coffee Roasters' became a second home for many San Francisco techies

Ryan Singel writes today on Wired on how Ritual Coffee Roasters, in Mission District of San Francisco,  established itself in the past few months as the favorite hangout and second office for many programmers and other techies. His article "Cafe 2.0: After the gold rush" tells us as much about the passion and love of tinkering with the art of good coffee that the owners, Jeremy Tooker and Eileen Hassi bring to the place.

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Imagine a Consumer Good almost 1000 years old: Grana Padano cheese is such a thing

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While gathering some information on Grana Padano, a type of Parmesan, I discovered to my surprise that it was close to 1000 years old. Cistercian monks in Chiaravalle (Italy) started making this cheese as a way of saving milk. An unpasteurized, hard, cow milk cheese, it ripens in 12 to 48 months and can be eaten or shaved or grated on your salads or pastas and more. For more details read About.com tasting review.