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Carlo Di Ruocco

Meet Carlo Di Ruocco, Mr. Espresso himself. Carlo has grown Mr. Espresso into a Bay Area institution - as a quality roaster and an established provider of espresso equipment, service and training to a sizable share of coffeehouses and restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Mr. Espresso continues to be family-owned and operated with two generations of Di Ruocco's working together in the Oakland showroom and roasting facility to ensure what began over thirty years ago will endure. 

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Chef Matthew Accarrino

Matthew Accarrino is the nationally recognized chef of SPQR in San Francisco, CA. Born in the Midwest and raised on the east coast, he moved west to California in 2007. His unique culinary style draws inspiration from his Italian heritage, personal experiences and classical training with some of America’s best chefs. Coupled with the embrace of the bounty of opportunities California ingredients present and a strong belief in direct sourcing, producing, even playing a role in the creation of his own ingredients. The result is an intensely personal cuisine that is both technically polished and soulful; and which has garnered praise from publications such as: Food&WineBon Appetit, Saveur, Wall Street Journal, Food Arts, Plate, New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, 7X7 and SF Magazine

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Kimberley Hasselbrink

We are delighted to bring you our latest Guest Editor: Kimberley Hasselbrink!  As lover's of all things food + food photography, we at The FareTrade have become enamored with Kimberley's work.  From her beautifully composed shots (keep reading to see what we're talking about) to the subject matter of both her photography, as well as her brilliant new cookbook, Vibrant Food!.

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