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Plane Makes Emergency Stop After Coffee Maker Malfunctions

Though perhaps at times a necessity, especially on those redeye flights, coffee on airplanes is really bad. We’ve all had it and we’ve never enjoyed …

The New Starbucks Location Is It's Biggest Store Ever

It's actually breathtaking.<p>December 04, 2017<p>If you're lucky enough to live near a Starbucks Reserve, you know the type of bougie that the place …

A judge has forced Starbucks to keep running its failing Teavana stores in a chilling verdict for the retail industry

A judge is forcing Starbucks to keep 77 Teavana stores open in a ruling that has chilling implications for the retail industry, the New York Post reports.<p>Starbucks said in July that it planned to close all 379 stores in its tea-shop chain, which are primarily in shopping malls, by the end of the …

Starbucks

A Guide to Coffee Grind Size, Consistency, & Flavor

Pardon the pun, but grind size is no small matter. Controlling this variable allows you to improve the taste of your coffee, ensure repeatability, …

Coffee

A Surprising New Trend In Coffee

The National Coffee Association (NCA) report on American coffee consumption in 2017 shows we are one very caffeinated nation. This might not come as a shock—Starbucks and other coffee chains, along with local coffee shops, are staples in nearly every city in America—but what is surprising is the …

Coffee

Environmental Group Staging Week-Long Protest at Starbucks HQ in Seattle

Stand.earth protesters are attempting to erect a wall made from 8,000 used Starbucks cups outside the company’s Seattle headquarters. The group …

3 Reasons Why Coffee Is So Good for You

Coffee is increasingly earning scientists’ approval. Studies continue to suggest that the beverage may have some beneficial effects on health.<p>In the …

3 to 4 cups of coffee can do more good than bad for your body, study suggests

Drinking three to four cups of coffee a day can positively impact health more than it can harm it, according to a study published Wednesday.<p>Health researchers looked at more than 200 previous studies and linked coffee consumption to lower risk of premature death, cardiovascular disease, Parkinson's …

Study Says Coffee Can Prevent Heart Disease

Better pour yourself another cup<p>Good news for the coffee addicts out there: There's yet another study suggesting that your morning cup might actually …

Porsche Surprised Coffee Drinkers at a Cafe With Something to Really Wake Them Up

Recently, a coffee shop in Carson, Calif., began offering customers a mysterious new beverage called E-Jolt, telling them it was so “incredibly …

Advertising Industry

London Buses Will Soon Run on Recycled Coffee Grounds

Just one more reason coffee is vastly superior to tea<p>Coffee is already one of the primary fuel sources for most working professionals around the …

Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

"I love soup, it is quick and easy to make, nutritious and delicious, and is a great way to use up leftover vegetables. It also freezes well if you …

Salt-and-Butter-Roasted Pecans

For the holidays, Vivian Howard, chef at Chef & the Farmer in Kinston, NC, makes her mom’s salt-and-butter-roasted pecans. "We share them with special customers, my kids’ teachers, and friends. Plus, I keep a few tins in the car for moments when I feel like I should have a gift for someone and I …

Recipes

Here's Another Reason to Feel Good About Drinking Coffee

The news about coffee just keeps getting better. In a new analysis of one of the country’s largest and longest-running studies, drinking coffee was …

9 Coffee Apps Every Caffeine Addict Needs on Their Phone

A coffee a day keeps the doctor away, or something like that.<p>November 08, 2017<p>Coffee lovers everywhere have very strong opinions when it comes what …

Coffee

Why You Should Never Order Iced Coffee At McDonald’s

McDonald's has become everyone's go-to place for all things fast food, dessert and breakfast. Now, people are even choosing Mickey D's over major …

Starbucks Announces Four New Non-Dairy Drinks

Starbucks Announces Six New Dairy-Free Drinks<p>It's about time you caught up, Starbucks.<p>November 07, 2017<p>While I'm not a Starbucks fanatic, I do find …

Coffee

Starbucks opens its first bakery with more to come

Starbucks, a regular stop for the coffee-and-muffin crowd in the morning, is taking a significant step toward becoming a bigger player when it comes to lunch and dinner.<p>Starbucks announced it is opening its first high-end Italian bakery at its Starbucks Reserve Roastery location in its hometown of …

Coffee

Too Much Caffeine? Coffee Shops Face a Shakeout

America’s coffee market is getting too crowded.<p>Consumers’ hankering for caffeine and quality coffee has fueled a big build out of cafes in the last five years, especially in dense urban areas such as New York, San Francisco and Portland, Ore. There are now nearly 33,000 coffee shops in the U.S., …

Coffee

The disease that could change how we drink coffee

For years, researchers in Colombia have been engaged in a little-known battle against a disease that could disrupt coffee drinking everywhere.<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2017” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>If you landed in Bogota in the 1960s, one of the first things …

Coffee

The Scary Reason You Should Never Drink Coffee On An Empty Stomach

There's nothing better than a hot cup of coffee in the morning. Whether you take it with milk, sugar, black, or even with butter (seriously, it's a …

Espresso vs Coffee: Which Has More Caffeine?

Make sure you're getting the pick-me-up you're looking for.<p>November 02, 2017<p>Ah, yes, the long-running espresso vs coffee dispute. The caffeine …

Coffee

This Is What the World’s Most Expensive Coffee Tastes Like

A single cup costs $55, which means that the stain on our shirt cost about $7 alone<p>We tried what is officially the world’s most expensive coffee, …

Coffee

Climate change could spell disaster for coffee, but science may offer a solution.

Centroamericano, a new variety of coffee plant, hasn’t sparked the buzz of, say, Starbucks’s latest novelty latte. But it may be the coolest thing in …

Agriculture

Eleven Madison Park Is Serving 10-oz. of Coffee for $48

That had better be good coffee.<p>There is no skimping at the newly reopened Eleven Madison Park. When the world’s No. 1 restaurant shutdown to renovate …

Coffee

The race to save coffee

Centroamericano, a new variety of coffee plant, hasn’t sparked the buzz of, say, Starbucks’s latest novelty latte. But it may be the coolest thing in …

Agriculture

Café Recruitment: The Personality Traits of a Good Barista

A barista’s technical skills, from grinder calibration to recipe manipulation, are of critical importance – but we all know there’s more to being a …

Coffee

Six Roasters, Six Questions: Misconceptions About the Roasting Profession

Rumbling, “authentic” machinery; exotic, mountainous faraway lands; the element of fire. Can a life in coffee involve all of these things? Sure, but …

Coffee

This $30 coffee maker has thousands of 5-star reviews — but is it worth it?

We love a good deal, especially when it comes to coffee. After all, aren't money experts always telling us how we can all retire early if we make our own?<p>So when TODAY Food spotted this $30 coffee maker with more than 3,000 five-star reviews on Amazon recently, we just knew we had to try it out.<p>The …

7 Signs You're Hooked on Coffee

Coffee is one of the most loved beverages in the world, with 2.5 billion of us having a cup of it every day. There’s no problem a good cup o’ joe …