Erin Meister

Education: Northeastern University

Erin Meister is a writer, interviewer, curious coffee professional, and people-loving introvert. In 2003 she moved to New York City to work as a journalist at Time Out NY and wound up getting a second job at Joe Coffee Company, which she loved so much she turned in her red pencil to focus full-time on coffee as a career.


  • Erin is a coffee expert whose work has appeared on Serious Eats, The Washington Post, Rachael Ray Every Day, and more.
  • Erin studied journalism at Northeastern University.
  • She is the author of New York City Coffee: A Caffeinated History.



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