Sam James and Jamie at Caplansky's

Sam James and Jamie

Welcome to the inaugural Jamie Drummond on Good Food and Wine podcast for Good Food Media.

For the first podcast I felt that it would a splendid idea to speak to one of Toronto’s “local heroes”, award-winning barista Sam James. Earlier this year I had the pleasure of working beside Sam at Jamie Kennedy’s Church Street location and so I was delighted to hear that Sam had just recently opened his own establishment called simply Sam James at 297 Harbord Street, Toronto.

Sam was kind enough to take some time out from his hectic schedule to chat over breakfast at busy (and controversial) Toronto deli Caplansky’s just north of Kensington Market. Please note that this interview truly is a “field recording” and contains a little auditory background character courtesy of the living and breathing deli location we chose for our meet up.

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Sam James and his special Siphon Coffee

Sam James and his Siphon Coffee

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