Coffee

The curious story of how transatlantic exchange shaped Italy’s illustrious coffee culture

In 1959, Italian novelist Italo Calvino received a grant to spend six months in the US. Once he arrived in New York City, he discovered a disturbing trend.<p>“The trend of espresso-places has been thriving for a few years in New York and is expanding to the rest of the country,” he wrote in his …

Espresso

Scientists Just Found a New Weapon That Can Combat Cancer: Coffee

A Dose-Dependent Cancer Cure?<p>Researchers from the University of Southampton and the University of Edinburgh have found that it’s possible that the …

The Future

Madcap Coffee | The 25 Best Coffee Roasters in America | Men's Journal

<b>Grand Rapids, MI</b><p>Established in 2008, Michigan’s Madcap has specialty coffee offerings that result from strong relationships at every step of the …

Food

Vancouver: The 8 best cafes to take your laptop and get some work done

OUR TOWN, my favorite café in Vancouver, recently closed its doors. I lost my second home and my go to “office.” Eight years ago, I waited in Our …

Krispy Kreme is launching a coffee and hazelnut spread

Which would you hand over your first born for, Nutella or coffee?<p>This £5.99 rosé from Aldi has been ranked one of the best wines in the world<p>If this …

Hazelnut

How to Brew Yerba Mate in a French Press

• Place your yerba mate into the filter of the French press.<br>• Slowly pour water over the yerba mate, allowing it to soak in and pass through the filter …

Argentina

PNG coffee industry under threat from berry borer beetle

Papua New Guinea's coffee industry is crying out for help, after discovering an insidious pest in some of its most productive growing areas.

Agriculture

Baristas Say That Starbucks Is Ignoring This Big Problem

This is potentially bad news for Frapp lovers.<p>There might be trouble brewing in coffee-lovers' paradise.<p><i>Business Insider</i> interviewed a dozen current and former baristas about their experience working for your favorite frapp emporium.<p>"Most people see Starbucks as a well-run operation," said one …

Starbucks

Starbucks Coffee Ice Cubes—Iced Coffee

Have you ever picked up an iced coffee on the way to work and by the time you arrived at the office, the drink was completely diluted? Ice cubes are …

Starbucks

Here's Why I Could Never Work At Starbucks

I'll take the "Double Ristretto Venti Half-Soy Nonfat Decaf Organic Chocolate Brownie Iced Vanilla Double-Shot Gingerbread Frappuccino..."<p>Posted on May 28, 2017, 15:46 GMT<p>1. Exhibit A:<p>article81 / Via instagram.com<p>You try to not screw up that drink.<p>2. Making fad drinks, like the Unicorn Frapp, would …

Chocolate Brownie

The ISS Has A Custom Espresso Machine, And It's Incredibly Advanced

Having an espresso machine at work is a pretty sweet perk, but on the International Space Station, it's much more than that. The development of an …

Coffeemakers

Is Starbucks open on Memorial Day?

Starbucks is almost a necessity on a holiday like Memorial Day as you need all your energy for kicking off summer, but is the coffee giant …

Starbucks

The 6 Best Coffee Shops In Istanbul

Istanbul has seen an inundation of new coffee shops sprouting up all over its neighborhoods, waving the flag of ‘third wave.’ However, not all of …

Culture

Is Dunkin Donuts open on Memorial Day?

The need for coffee and breakfast in the morning doesn’t stop on holidays. Will Dunkin Donuts be open on Memorial Day?<p>Breakfast is the most important …

Food

Kona Pacific Farmers Cooperative - Pure Kona Coffee

Kona Pacific Farmers Cooperative is the oldest and largest Kona Coffee Cooperative in the United States! Farmer owned & operated with 32 loyal farmer …

Agriculture

Incredibly Moist Coffee Walnut Snack Cake Recipe

• Heat the oven to 350° F (180° C/Gas 4). Grease and flour an 8-inch round cake pan.<br>• With a food processor or food chopper, finely chop 1/2 cup of the …

Baking

Rachel Peters to open coffee shop in Siargao

A post shared by Rachel Peters (@rachelpetersx) on May 23, 2017 at 3:51am PDT<p>MANILA – Miss Universe Philippines 2017 Rachel Peters is set to open a …

Philippines

Add Clips to Your Buckets

There are a lot of roasters that talk about traceability in the context of knowing where the coffee they buy is coming from and where the money they …

The Latte Factor: 7 Key Lessons We Can Learn From A Cup of Coffee

The Latte Factor was popularized by author David Bach. The concept is simple. Small amounts of money spent on a regular basis cost us far more than we can imagine.<p>This simple and important concept has generated a fair amount of controversy. As reported by Mandi Woodruff of Business Insider, Helaine …

Latte Art

The World's Next Coffee Powerhouse Is Not What You Think

On the coffee farms that hug Vietnam’s lush Lang Biang Mountain, there’s not a bearded hipster or Starbucks addict in sight. Rolan Co Lieng, who …

Ho Chi Minh City

There’s an herbal coffee recall for a pretty scary reason

It turns out an herbal coffee that promised miracles via “all natural ingredients” contains drugs. And these drugs can cause some pretty serious …

Medicine

If You Haven't Had These Starbucks Secret Menu Frapps, You Haven't Lived

You have to admit, the second you hear “Starbucks,” you start craving your favorite order.<p>The coffee company always manages to command your …

Dessert

5 Steps to Better Espresso At Home

The smaller something is, the less room for error. A 1-ounce espresso shot is dense, viscous, highly concentrated. If one element is off — grounds …

Coffeemakers

One Coffee Variety Is No Longer Leaf Rust Resistant

Another blow has been dealt to longevity of coffee production as World Coffee Research announced on Friday that a once leaf rust-resistant coffee …

Houston's best barista and baseball star unite for coffee shop with a gaming theme

David Buehrer — the barista turned entrepreneur behind some of Houston's best coffee shops (Blacksmith, Greenway Coffee & Tea, and Morningstar) — …

Texas

Bulletproof Coffee Company Secures $19 Million More, Plans New York Cafes

Bulletproof Coffee photo.<p>Bulletproof 360, the nutrition-focused company behind the Bulletproof Coffee brand, has secured a second funding round of …

Blog Archive

Two scientists in Japan studied how the foam on a fresh cup of espresso makes that drink so thermodynamically delicious. My “Improbable Research” …

Espresso

Jim Beam is making whisky-infused coffee now

Jim Beam is making whisky-infused coffee now<p>Drinking alcohol in the morning is generally frowned upon. But you can now actually drink whiskey (Jim …

Long Island

Coffee Beer: Epic Brewing’s Big Bad Baptist

In coffee beer genealogy, coffee stout is like a great great great great grandfather. Big-bodied and full of toasty and chocolaty flavors, a good …

10 best cafes to work in Cape Town

Cape Town’s coffee culture is flourishing. Here, coffee snobbery is high up on our list of priorities – we turn our noses up at anything but the best …

South Africa