In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with coffee connoisseur and barista Kaia, in the Backyards of Key West Gallery.

We talk about how she got into coffee, why she does everything by hand with no electricity, and why she only uses the best natural ingredients to get the best coffee.

More on Kaia’s Coffee Cart

Love for coffee and sustainability brought this amazing idea together. All off-grid cart, delicious organic coffee, environmentally-friendly supplies, plant-based ingredients. Kaia’s passion for healthy living transformed into something magical.

Coffee here takes time. Every cup is prepared by Kaia with love and care. Manually made espresso, delicious pour-over, daily made iced coffee or iced latte with choice of organic Oat milk or organic Soy milk. Option of organic syrups. Doesn’t matter which one you pick, you will love them all.

Kaias-Coffee-Cart

Website: https://kaiascoffeecart.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kaiascoffeecart

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaiasCoffeeCart

**NOTE** This episode was recorded in December, 2019.

During the Coronavirus crisis, the Cuban Coffee Queen is open from 7AM – 3PM for takeout and still delivering all of Key West up to Cow Key Bridge.

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with head barista and manager, Irena Dalton at the iconic Cuban Coffee Queen.

We talk about how the brand began, and how they are keeping locals and Key West tourists caffeinated on a daily basis.

More on the Cuban Coffee Queen

“One day in Cuba, I met a lady who made the best coffee and Cuban toast.

She told us stories and showed me how to make a real cafe con leche. I will never forget the Cuban coffee Queen.”

Website: https://www.cubancoffeequeen.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cuban_coffee_queen_/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CubanCoffeeQueenKeyWest

Twitter: https://twitter.com/KeyWestCoffee

Waterfront (original location!)
284 Margaret Street
Key West, FL 33040
Phone: 305.292.4747
Pick-up only

Downtown (corner of Southard and Duval)
5 Key Lime Square
Key West, FL 33040
Phone: 305.294.7787
Delivery, Pick-up

Clinton Square Market 
291 Front Street #6
Key West, FL 33040
Phone: 305.922.2896
Pick-up only