From one sidewalk coffee stand nearly 25 years ago to the myriad of both corporate and locally owned coffee bars that Yakima claims now, the northwest fascination with good coffee is firmly entrenched here.

Newstalk KIT recently talked to two Yakima espresso entrepreneurs, Keith Taylor and Scott Rainford about their businesses, the coffee culture in Yakima, and what it takes to be successful in the coffee business.

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Part Three

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