Brewin’ and Tattooin’

This week’s contributor is Shayna, she’s back by popular demand! She can be seen managing shifts at Diesel and helping our baristas hone their drink making and latte pouring skills. I got pajama pants covered in coffee cups from my dad last Christmas. “Great!” I exclaimed, “Now I can think about work even when I’m Read More

Coffee, Comradery, & Connections…

“Comradery is the spirit of friendship and community in a group, like the comradery of soldiers at war who keep each other upbeat despite the difficulty of their circumstances.” The kinship of Diesel baristas who have smiled and laughed through some of the busiest days and nights. Summers of 1,000 freshly squeezed raspberry lime rickeys, Read More

Anything But Normal

This week’s all-star guest contributor is Reba! Reba currently works in the office as the Administrative Assistant, but she is also just one of the many resident creative forces that we employ. She plays several different instruments, is a singer, writes songs and is currently playing in and around Somerville with her latest band, The Read More

Wolf Shirt Wednesdays

Our next post is an entry submitted by one of our amazing managers, Shayna. She is also our in-house drink training apprentice helping to maintain the quality and consistency of all the drinks we serve at Diesel Cafe.  Diesel has afforded me many things these last three years; best friends, latte art skills, a sense Read More

Milkshakes and Midnights

Our milkshakes bring all the boys to the yard…er…um…cafe? Maybe Kelis was onto something, or at least Diesel was in 2004. The Shins “Chutes Too Narrow” album was in heavy rotation on the six disc cd changer we used to play music throughout the cafe. We were selling staff member, Carolyn “Cubby” Berk’s latest release, Read More

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