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explore Wine & Dine Taste, Savor, Enjoy Clockwise from top left: artistry at Café Cuatro Sombras, fresh roasted Café lucero, Café Cola’o, and lucemy Velázquez True Brew Puerto Rico’s rich coffee, a once forgotten treasure, is back and enchanting taste buds. photos by angel valentin By Neal Webster Turnage ★ Seven years ago, in the mountainous town of San Patricio, Puerto Rico, Lucemy Velázquez had a dream. In it, she owned a coffee plantation growing arabica coffee beans. When harvested, they would yield the rich chocolaty caramel coffee once produced on the island. Lucemy’s dream is now a plantation and a brand, Café Lucero coffee. And it became a harbinger. After a long hiatus, specialty-grown coffee has returned to Puerto Rico and is now making its way to points and ports near and far. Not that it ever completely disappeared. Only that it became watered down — ordinary at best. The caffeinated reboot is important. “A hundred years ago, Puerto Rico was the sixth-largest coffee exporter in the world — and it was the preferred coffee of the Vatican,” says Pablo Muñoz, april 2013 25

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of US Airways - April 2013

US Airways - April 2013
Table of Contents
CEO Letter
From the Editor
Did You Know?
Making It Happen
Hot Spots: Best Ballpark Food
Hub Crawl: San Francisco International Airport
Wine & Dine: 20 Wines Under $20
Wine & Dine: True Brew: Puerto Rico Coffee
Great Tastes: Luna Red
Great Escapes: Couples Resorts
Adventure: Cape Ann, Massachusetts
Great Escapes: Fairmont San Francisco Hotel
Adventure: High Springs, Florida
Gear Up: Golf
Special Section: Cabarrus County, North Carolina
Travel Feature: Grazing in Venice, Italy
US Airways Feature: 50+ Year Employees
No Strings Attached: Brad Paisley
The Rise of Hotel Restaurants
Phoenix Flair
Celebrate New Orleans: Art. Culture. Music.
Great Dates
Readers Resource Index
Your US Airways Guide
Video Entertainment
Audio Entertainment
U.S. and Caribbean Service Map
International Service Map
Airport Terminal Maps
US Airways Fleet/Customs & Immigration
Passenger Info/Contact US Airways
US Airways MarketPlace®
Window or Aisle?

US Airways - April 2013