Who’s behind the HtxCoffee website and Coffeezine?


Anita Tam

Initiator, Co-Founder

Specialty Coffee Association Authorized Trainer and Examiner, member of the U.S. Barista Competition Committee, and Technical Judges Lead. Passionate about getting people together and forming communities.

Instagram Handle: @anita.optimist

email: anita@htxcoffeecollective.com


Marlen Mendoza

Coffeezine Editor

Barista, brand developer, photographer, world traveler, and coffee sipper. Creative connections and creating space for personal conversations are my favorite hobbies.

Instagram Handle: @cafesitahtx

email: zine@htxcoffeecollective.com


Kaitlin O’Brien/ Xela Coffee Roasters - Co-founder

Kelly Markgraf/ Teema Teas - Article Contributor

Paul Yoon - Photographer

Rachel Lanigan/ Third Gen Coffee - Editor

Rob Sykes - Photographer

Rory James - Photographer

Stacy Wright / Inversion - Article Contributor

Steven Cromer - Photographer