Your correspondent runs on two things.
One: coffee. Must be bold yet subtle. No pumpkin-spice lattes.
Two: efficiency. What’s the easiest way to get the best result?
Where the twain shall meet: new subscription coffee service Blue Bottle at Home, available now.
BB’s a beloved underground Oakland roaster (and personal fave — spoiler: it's strong) with a refined MO: single-origin beans, vintage-gear roasting and tasting notes that veer in the direction of Proust.
E.g., “Like consuming a volume of In Search of Lost Time in liquid form … brooding and autumnal” (this one, if you’re interested).
Subscriptions are refinable: bags can be halved, doubled or tripled. You can also adjust the delivery times (weekly, monthly, one-time gift, etc.) and choose coffee by type, like “single origin offerings from Latin America.”
Or, um, all decaf.
Not an idea worth subscribing to.