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Korean Barista and Emperor of Ethiopia

  Barista keeps 100-year promise with Ethiopian emperor Chuncheon's Ethiopia Bet is more than just a coffeehouse: Cho Soo-kyung By Kwak Yeon-soo | | 2023-01-19 15:33 CHUNCHEON, Gangwon Province ― Making a perfect cup of coffee is a delicate affair, from selecting healthy green beans, roasting them and determining the perfect brewing ratio to choosing the ideal serving temperature. Barista Cho Soo-kyung, the second-generation owner of Ethiopia Bet (Ethiopia House) coffeehouse in the Gangwon provincial city of Chuncheon, learned about coffee from her mother who opened Korea's first roastery cafe in 1968 to serve high-quality Ethiopian coffee to visitors. The coffeehouse specializes in Ethiopian coffee, from the Harar, Yirgacheffe and Sidamo regions, which are all roasted daily in small batches. "My 91-year-old mother can still tell if beans are roasted properly or not. I took after her, and I have a sensitive sense of taste. I don't wear make