Win a Copy of 'Left Coast Roast'


[Photograph: Alice Gao]

Hey, coffee nerds: Do you always pack a manual coffee grinder and a French press when you go on vacation? Do you find yourself hacking the hotel coffee pot so you can make a superior brew away from home? Do you plan your vacations around the best caffeine scenes? Then Left Coast Roast by journalist, former barista, and coffee maven Hanna Neuschwander might be just the book for you. (Want to know more? You can read our mini-review and an interview with Hanna here.)

Luckily we have 3 copies to give away! Here's how you enter to win:
In the comments section, below, tell us about the best café experience you've ever had. What it the perfect shot of espresso? A particularly friendly barista? A trip somewhere exotic? Where did the magic happen, and what were you drinking?

This contest is closed as of Monday, October 22nd at 12 noon EST. One entry per community member. Winners must provide US mailing address, sorry, books cannot be shipped abroad. Standard Serious Eats contest rules apply.