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Stimulating Work: 5 Careers in Specialty Coffee

Thinking about breaking into the coffee biz? Here are five gigs that have the potential to become the best part of waking up.<p>Coffee Roaster<p>Turning green beans brown is the ultimate act of coffee alchemy, and it's a job that requires an intimate understanding of coffee chemistry and the …

AeroPress Coffee Maker Lets You Make A Perfect Single Cup (video)

If you enjoy a good cup of coffee and are looking to be able to create your perfect cup whilst away from your kitchen or coffee machine or even juste …

Advanced Coffee Tools: Refractometer and Extract MoJo

When coffee professionals talk about the success or failure of a particular batch, you might hear them throwing around terms like "TDS" or "extraction percentage." What they're talking about is the necessary and related principles of how much coffee flavor is being drawn (or "extracted") from the …

Kam Hing Coffee Shop's Excellent Sponge Cake Now Comes in 4 Flavors

You go to Chinatown's <b>Kam Hing Coffee Shop</b> for just one thing, their pillow-soft sponge cake, eggy and barely sweet and always fresh come morning. For 70 cents it's a hell of a breakfast.<p>Recently the coffee shop's been riffing on their classic cakes, and for a buck you can get green tea and …

Bonavita's Porcelain Immersion Coffee Dripper: The Best of All Worlds?

There are a great many coffee lovers who've embraced the idea of a full-immersion brew combined with a cone filter. And there are many people who hate the idea of plastic making contact with their hot water or their coffee. Until now, these people have not had a lot of options. Times have …

Wake and Bake: Chocolate Banana Snack Cake with Chicory Coffee Glaze

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>I don't know when I first saw a recipe for "snack cake" (also called "snacking cake") but I do remember that I was immediately drawn to the title. It was so friendly, so welcoming. It was practically wearing a big sign that said <i>hey,</i> …

5 Coffee Splurges that are Totally Worth the Money

If Monday's post about coffee gear that's just not worth the dough left you holding a roll of cash you're just dying to spend on something coffee-related, never fear. Here's a list of splurges that are worth their weight in beans (or Benjamins).<p>A Great Grinder<p>A good grinder is probably the most …

10 Buzzworthy Gadgets for Coffee Lovers

You know we love us a good cup of joe here at Brit HQ. With all the new ways to brew at home or even on the go, it feels like we’re swooning over a different way to get our buzz on just about every week. But why should we keep all that coffee-related intel to ourselves? Presenting 10 gadgets for …

Coolest Coffee Art Ever: Taiwanese Cafe's Personalized Latte

Did you ever want to drink your face? …Okay, I promise this coffee art is cooler and less creepy than how I just made it sound.<p>Taiwanese Coffee shop …

Drink Beer for Big Ideas, Coffee to Get Them Done

I didn’t know what I was going to write about today. When this happens, normally I grab a coffee to help get the ideas flowing, but for the last few …

Why Coffee Varieties Are Important

You and I both know that there's no such thing as "just an apple." Neither of us would ever go into a supermarket, walk up to a barrel labeled "apples" in the produce section and randomly pick out any old orb, right? No: You and I both have our preferences, we know exactly what a Granny Smith or a …

Does Owning Several Coffee-Brewing Devices Make You a Geek?

Often when I'm teaching a class—especially to people who want to learn about brewing coffee at home—someone will ask me how I make coffee for myself in the morning. I'm really self-conscious about giving the answer, for a couple of reasons: One, because I don't want to seem like I endorse any one …

Why coffee is called “joe”

Say hello to Josephus Daniels, former secretary of the US Navy and namesake of the proverbial <b>cup of joe</b>.<p>Joe is, of course, short for Joseph. And in American English, “joe” can refer to an average guy, a soldier, or—somewhat strangely—coffee. A popular chain in New York, for instance, is called Joe …

Coffee

Secret Squirrel Cold Brew

Trevor and Rebecca Smith began their love affair with cold brew coffee by experimenting at home. Their adventures with beans, roasting profiles, brew times, filters and recipes led them to launch Secret Squirrel Cold Brew. The duo transforms organic fair-trade coffee into a cold-brewed concentrate, …

Coffee

Why Sarah Hampson isn’t buying the coffee-pod revolution

I will admit that there have been times when I've endured a cup of lukewarm dishwater coffee and enjoyed it for some perverse reason. It's a nostalgia thing, I figure.<p>You find yourself at some lousy joint just off the highway during a summer road trip, served by a bored waitress in an ill-fitting …

MANUAL Coffeemaker: Coffee Has Never Been This Minimal - Technabob

Most days, I make my daily java using a stove-top espresso maker. They make coffee quite quickly, and I don’t have to surveil it while it’s working, …

8 Things Runners Should Know About Coffee

Your favorite morning indulgence has some health and performance benefits, too.<p><b>Caffeine (in coffee or otherwise) improves performance…</b> Hundreds of studies have shown that consuming caffeine before a physical challenge likely helps subjects go farther and faster than when they go without it. This …

When it comes to sales, coffee roaster feels the heat

<i>Each week, we seek out expert advice to help a small or medium-sized company overcome a key issue.</i><p>Joe Angellotti has already turned his love for coffee into a pair of successful cafés – but that first taste wasn't enough. The Toronto entrepreneur, now enraptured with everything about the brew, has …

Small Business

Listen: The National: "Don't Swallow the Cap"

On May 21 (May 20 in the UK), the National will release their new album <i>Trouble Will Find Me</i> through 4AD. Following the song "Demons", they've shared a new single called "Don't Swallow the Cap"-- have a listen below.<p>Embedded content is unavailable.<p>Watch the National perform "Terrible Love" in a …

Listen: James Blake's Remix of Mala's "Changes"

Every now and then, James Blake makes music as Harmonimix. (Last year, he remixed D'Angelo.) During Mala's BBC Essential Mix, the Digital Mystikz producer shared the latest Harmonimix work from Blake. Listen to the remix of Mala's "Changes" below.<p>Embedded content is unavailable.<p>Watch Blake perform …

Watch James Blake Perform at Coachella

This weekend, James Blake got the opportunity to perform material from his new album <i>Overgrown</i> in front of thousands of floral-headbanded Coachella-goers. Check out the title track, "Voyeur", and "Digital Lion", below.<p>Embedded content is unavailable.<p>Embedded content is unavailable.<p>Embedded content …

Gold Panda Announces New Album Half of Where You Live, Listen to New Track "Brazil"

Gold Panda: "Brazil" (via SoundCloud)<p>UK producer Gold Panda is planning the full-length follow-up to his excellent 2010 debut <i>Lucky Shiner</i> and this year's <i>Trust</i> EP. <i>Half of Where You Live</i> will be out on June 11 through Ghostly International and his own NOTOWN label.<p>Gold Panda explains the record as a …

Listen: Florence and the Machine's The Great Gatsby Soundtrack Song "Over the Love"

Embedded content is unavailable.<p>Today, Florence and the Machine have shared their original contribution to the packed soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann's new <i>Great Gatsby</i> film. Hear "Over the Love" above, via <i>GQ</i>.<p>The soundtrack, helmed by Jay-Z, also features Jack White, Beyoncé and André 3000 covering Amy …

Watch M83 Play "Oblivion" With Susanne Sundfør on "Kimmel"

Last night M83's Anthony Gonzalez appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to perform "Oblivion", the title track off his recent score for the Tom Cruise-starring sci-fi film. He was joined by Norwegian singer Susanne Sundfør, who appears on the recording. (Her own record, <i>The Silicone Veil</i>, was released …

Watch Phoenix on "Kimmel"

Phoenix are making the late-night television rounds in support of their new album, <i>Bankrupt!</i>. Last night they stopped by "Jimmy Kimmel Live", where they performed "Entertainment", "Trying to be Cool", "Drakkar Noir", and "Chloroform". Read our recent feature on Phoenix here, and watch their …

Watch Modest Mouse Perform Two More New Songs

<i>Photo by Chris Tuite</i><p>At their performance at Coachella last week, Modest Mouse played a new track called "Be Brave". As Consequence of Sound notes, they performed two other new tracks during their show last night in Pomona, California. Watch clips of the songs, reportedly called "Shit in Your Cut" …

Watch James Blake and RZA Perform Together at Coachella

Last night at Coachella, James Blake performed a number of songs from his new album, <i>Overgrown</i>, including "Take a Fall for Me". RZA, who raps on the song, joined Blake on stage, and delivered his parts (which he read off a lyric sheet) to a "pretty girl" pulled from the wings. Watch slightly …

Watch: Phoenix Perform Three New Songs Live

<i>Photo by Kathryn Yu</i><p>Phoenix have returned to the stage, so naturally, video has surfaced online of the band performing some new songs from <i>Bankrupt!</i>. Watch their performances of "Bourgeois" (via Consequence of Sound), "Drakkar Noir", and "Chloroform" in Vancouver.<p>Embedded content is …