WTG 5 – 5th Street Cafe


cafe1.jpgThey buy the coffee beans from small farmers of Davao and Mindanao. They roast the beans, grind and brew into a sweet smelling hot coffee.

This you could find at 5th Street Cafe along Ecoland, Matina, Davao City.

Actually it started as a non-government organization whose aim is into organizing farmers to go into chemical-free farming.

The organization, Siad Initiatives in Mindanao Convergence for Asset Reform and Regional Development, has not limited itself into organic farming as it has started operating its coffee shop, 5th Street Café, located along the 5th Street of Ecoland Subdivision, just a stone’s throw away from SM City Davao. Continue reading

WTG 2 – my cup of coffee


morning-afternoon-night-1072.gifThere is one place at the second level of SM City Davao that became our favorite hangout mainly because of the coffee and its ambiance and the location (very near the internet cafe, printing outlet and a spa) We could talk and hold interviews here as well as write our stories for the day. Our place is the Cafe Rysus where we get our cup of coffee.

Cafe Rysus came to the city 11 years ago and opened its first outlet at Quirino Street then at Victoria Plaza and now at SM City.

One could either have a cup of hot or cold coffee. But my cup of coffee of a dollar and 20 Continue reading