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Aharon Vaknin

Tastemaker

Aharon Vaknin is the coffee connoisseur of Aharon Coffee & Roasting Co. He traveled six thousand miles to Boquete, Panama to learn to roast his own beans with renowned Dutchman Willem Boot on his famed coffee micro-farm, Finca La Mula. The father of four starts each day with 5 a.m. Ashtanga yoga in the neighborhood, then works shoulder-to-shoulder behind the coffee bar with his wife, BatSheva, through the afternoon.