Author: Andy Cheng

Journalist at Sector

Ace Kahawara | Founder of Alchemist CoffeeAce Kawahara’s past might not be what you would expect from a stereotypical coffee connoisseur that has a specialty coffee shop. It is only upon closer inspection that one would utterly understand that all his life experiences complimented one another and culminated in where he is today.Paulo Coelho’s book ‘Alchemist’ inspired Ace tremendously. After the book planted the seed in his head, his wife played a huge role in cultivating it and helping it grow from a dream into reality. The end product was Alchemist Coffee, Ace’s coffee shop situated in Hokkaido, the northern…

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