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The 5 Most Unique Café Drinks Around Asia

Shannon Ullman | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel
Shannon Ullman

Asia is known for a lot of its quirks but one that never fails to be intriguing is the phenomena of unique flavors. With a café culture that is on th...

5 D.C. Coffee Shops to Sit in Forever

Melina Delkic | Posted 06.20.2016 | DC
Melina Delkic

When I look for coffee shops, all I want is somewhere to sit forever. This characteristic -- sit-ability? -- encompasses everything. To sit in a coffe...

When Following the Cool Kid Pays Off

Gretchen Kuhsel | Posted 05.15.2016 | Travel
Gretchen Kuhsel

As I stroll down another street with a Dutch name I don't even dare attempt to pronounce, my shoulder jolts forward as an unknown figure breezes by me. I scoff, taking my gaze off the glassy, modern architecture of The Palace District of Amsterdam, and scan ahead at the offender.

Astoria Characters: The Couple With the Right Recipe

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 03.01.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Forty-eight. That's how many years the Victory Sweet Shop, Astoria's oldest Greek bakery, has been serving its traditional desserts.

The Dance -- A Valentine's Day Love Story

Christopher Phillips | Posted 02.15.2016 | Arts
Christopher Phillips

Ceci and I took our first dance class together in the fall of 1996, after spotting an announcement posted on the bulletin board at the café.

This Cafe In Queens Is Every Dog and Coffee Lover's Dream

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 02.09.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

A chocolate Chihuahua, leading a leash-holding woman, prances into Chateau le Woof. Rocky, for that is his name, is a regular. He's coming to meet his girlfriend, Lola, who's sitting pretty in a sweet sweater on the sofa.

These 10 Charming Italian Cafés Make Us Want To Drop Everything And Go

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.18.2015 | Travel

Craving a change of scenery, or even just a caffeine pick-me-up to shake up your day? Adventure and quality coffee await you -- the trick is, you have to find your way to Italy to claim them.

6 Things You Learn From Spending 18 Straight Hours in a Starbucks

Thrillist | Posted 10.06.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Dan Gentile/Thrillist No matter how you feel about the Jolly Green Mermaid, you've followed the siren song to a Starbucks a...

The Best Fast-Food Coffees, Ranked

Thrillist | Posted 05.06.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

We put six of the biggest fast-food brands' coffees to a taste-test.

5 (Absolutely Common) Thoughts Which May Distract a Female Freelance Writer Working In a Café

Eva Barros Campelli | Posted 05.04.2016 | Women
Eva Barros Campelli

I leave the house with the computer in my backpack and move to a café, thinking that after all -- despite the difficulties and fears and insecurities -- my life as a 20-something is not too bad. The problem is, things don't usually go the way we hope. And to work in a café, at least for me, means that I can never find the concentration I need to write good enough.

Why Defining Personal Success Is A Crucial First Step When Starting A New Business

Posted 03.31.2015 | Business

At Nashville’s Belmont University, entrepreneurship majors are tasked with creating a promising business plan as their final project before graduati...

To Reduce Public Smoking, States Must Legalize Marijuana Cafes, Not Just Dispensaries

Sam Tracy | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics
Sam Tracy

As majorities of both supporters and opponents agree, marijuana legalization is inevitable. But the specifics matter, and with each jurisdiction approaching legalization in slightly different ways, there are many opportunities to learn what works and what doesn't.

The Open Road: Driving From Portugal to Spain

Findery | Posted 03.22.2015 | Travel
Findery

Travelers to Europe often rave about how great it is getting around via trains. Though there is no doubt that this is one the fastest and most efficient ways to travel the continent, my preference is keeping it old school with a nice, laid-back road trip.

A New Paradigm: Saving Our Way to Cleaner Air

Margo T. Oge | Posted 02.28.2015 | Green
Margo T. Oge

It turns out that the industry is right: fighting climate change will have serious impacts on the economy. What they didn't tell you is that the choice to fight global warming and air pollution is also our best chance to have cheaper gas, a more stable economy and greater energy security.

Got Milk? Then Check Out This Rad All-Breakfast Cereal Cafe

Roadtrippers | Posted 02.10.2015 | Travel
Roadtrippers

Now to answer what everyone's wondering: They've got over 100 different kinds of cereal, 30 kinds of milk (dairy and non-dairy), and 20 different additional toppings. That's like... a lot of different combo options.

5 Good Caffeine Reasons to Visit Downtown Las Vegas

JK Russ | Posted 11.04.2014 | Taste
JK Russ

I have developed an obsession for hunting out good coffee experiences wherever I go.

Sniff, Sniff

Lynda Freeman | Posted 10.21.2014 | Good News
Lynda Freeman

I looked toward the source of the irritating sound. A woman, who was busy listening to something on her laptop, earphones clamped to her head, sat in the chair beside me. I hope she has a tissue, I thought. I hope she blows her nose.

An Entrepreneur and God Walk Into a Café ...

Steven Crandell | Posted 10.11.2014 | Business
Steven Crandell

"I don't believe in you," says the entrepreneur. "I just want to make that clear." "Okay," God says. "But in the interests of transparency, I think you should know that I believe in you." They order their coffees in ceramic cups to avoid adding to the landfill.

When Will The Breast vs. Formula War Be Over?

Mama Bean | Posted 10.01.2014 | Parents
Mama Bean

Supporting breastfeeding does not go hand-in-hand with hating formula feeding. It is in itself a perfectly legitimate position to take; an independent cause to fight for.

British Café Offers Breastfeeding Mothers a Pit Stop

Mama Bean | Posted 09.14.2014 | Parents
Mama Bean

I love the simplicity, the hurried writing and the little smiley at the bottom. I love the Britishness and most of all, I love the message.

A Symbolic Victory For People Power In Ireland

Ruairí McKiernan | Posted 08.13.2014 | World
Ruairí McKiernan

After 19 nights of sleeping on the floor of the Paris Bakery in Dublin, a group of mostly young migrant workers succeeded in forcing political action that will help them recoup unpaid wages and make history in the process.

Will Trade Data for Food

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 07.21.2014 | Technology
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Trading data in the dark for third parties' profit -- without cutting us into the value created in the Big Data mash-up. That's a very expensive lunch indeed.

12 Indie Spots in Hong Kong

Fathom | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
Fathom

I've found that despite being labeled as a city firmly focused on "out with the old, in with the new," certain areas of Hong Kong still retain their old-world charm. These small cultural pockets -- neighborhoods of boutiques, artisanal bakeries, and independent coffee shops -- are helping to enrich the bourgeoning cultural scene.

Pergamino Café: Forging a Coffee Culture in Medellín

Jeff Thelen | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Jeff Thelen

Coffee is one of the biggest sources of employment in Colombia as well: one third of rural households still depend directly or indirectly on the production of coffee.

How To Use A Coffee Shop As An Office And Not Be THAT Person

Food Riot | Posted 06.18.2014 | Taste
Food Riot

I see people unnecessarily using two tables when they really could condense down into one.