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Coffee Bars Have Made Me Fat

Gerit Quealy | Posted 01.28.2013 | Home
Gerit Quealy

I drew the line at the whipped-frapped-blapped-blended liquid sugar concoctions masquerading as caffeine delivery systems. How, how do all the people in there guzzling tankards of that stuff stay so slim?

What Attributes Set a Great Barista Apart From the Run-of-the-Mill?

Quora | Posted 01.07.2013 | Home
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Peter Baskerville, Founder of 20 Cafes and Food Businesses I would say there is one key area that s...

Table Talk: Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Scott Bridges | Posted 01.02.2013 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

If you're a coffee drinker, you've probably noticed a new trend in the industry -- single-serve coffee systems. What began in the infomercial universe has made its way into the mainstream coffee-drinking world, and everyone is trying to capitalize.

Reasons To Visit Toronto Now

Edward Schneider | Posted 10.28.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

There is no use pretending: Our afternoon at Niagara Falls (including a soaking wet ride on the Maid of the Mist) was the highlight of a recent trip to Toronto. But the museum-going, strolling and dining were delightful too.

Handheld Espresso Machine For Your Car: What Could Go Wrong?

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Handpresso Auto is a hand-held espresso maker, whose inventors designed it to be used in your car. Yes, you read that correctly: a hand-held espresso ...

20 Ways To Travel Like A Foodie

Anna Brones | Posted 10.09.2012 | Home
Anna Brones

If you have mastered how to pretend you're a foodie, now you're ready to travel like one, and this guide will help you do just that.

Barista Refuses To Make Drink For Customer With Bad Taste

Posted 06.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- In a coffeeshop, do customers have a right to bad taste? That's been a hot topic of discussion in the nation's capital this week aft...

8 Differences Between Italian Food In Italy vs. America

Menuism | Posted 08.08.2012 | Home
Menuism

When you think about Italian food, the first foods that spring to mind might be pizza, pasta, Parmesan, or gelato, coffee and maybe even bread and olive oil.

WATCH: Espresso Machine Of The Future Makes Your Coffee After You Send It A Text Message

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology

Don't you wish your morning cup of coffee and/or tumbler of whiskey was waiting for you when you got into work each day? Well, if you worked for S...

Think You've Got A Macchiato? Think Again

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Except for a select few of us, practically everyone drinks coffee in the morning. For many of us it's a crutch -- we just can't live without it. And i...

'Babyccinos' All The Rage For Brooklyn Parents

Posted 02.16.2012 | New York

Espresso for your baby? While the thought might raise eyebrows for some concerned parents, as usual Brooklyn residents are pushing to be at the forefr...

WATCH: Five-Year-Olds Make A Pretty Good Latte

Posted 12.13.2011 | Home

Although we were not keen on the idea of five-year-olds playing around with hot liquid before watching the following video, Ellanie and Ethan have sho...

Avocado And Affogato Are Not The Same Thing

Posted 12.07.2011 | Home

An affogato is a popular Italian dessert that consists of vanilla ice cream (or gelato) with a shot of hot espresso poured on top. This is what happen...

Field of Beans

Mary Rose | Posted 12.03.2011 | San Francisco
Mary Rose

Does San Francisco really need another coffeehouse? In the case of Caffe Pascucci right across the street from AT&T Park, the answer is yes. Eschewi...

The Bean Of My Existence: My Time On A Brazilian Coffee Farm

Michelle Won | Posted 11.19.2011 | Home
Michelle Won

Everyone's morning cup of joe tends to mean something different. But on a recent trip to Brazil, I was shocked to find, coffee is much more than a dollar fifty of my hard-earned (or not so hard-earned) cash.

Sightglass in SoMa Ready to Open Its Spacious Café and Roastery

Marcia Gagliardi | Posted 09.14.2011 | San Francisco
Marcia Gagliardi

2011-07-11-foodhopperpull.gifThe enormous, light-filled, multi-level warehouse has a lot to offer: there's the Probat roaster in the front, and the back has a large poured-concrete oval bar, with two sides that will be able to caffeinate your sleepy self.

In Hot Water: Four Charged In Alleged Espresso Prostitution Ring

Edmonds, WA Patch | Brian Soergel | Posted 09.06.2011 | Home

After a ninth-month undercover investigation, the Edmonds Police Department has arrested the owner of an Edmonds espresso stand on three counts of pro...

College Town Ice Cream Parlor Roundup

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.28.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Here is a list of ice cream parlors around the country near different colleges, big and small, that will blow your taste-buds away.

"Bezaubern" Zurich on a Short Business Trip

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.27.2011 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

Feasting my eyes on hand-made Swiss chocolate while on a business trip to Zurich was sheer nirvana. We're talking serious chocolate, the kind made fresh daily by hand in front of admiring aficionados.

Gilli Cafe: A Florence Institution?

Stephanie J. Stiavetti | Posted 06.05.2011 | Travel
Stephanie J. Stiavetti

Opened by the Gilli family in 1733, the cafe had moved around the city square a few times before it settled in its current location in Piazza della Repubblica, surrounded by small, chichi restaurants and leather vendors.

9 Innovations That Changed Coffee Culture (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In this day and age, in a world of 24/7 connectivity there is also a need for increased productivity, and so it's hardly a surprise that coffee is the...

Ode to My Bialetti (Goodbye to my Nespresso)

Jennifer Cullen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jennifer Cullen

I haven't meant to ignore you for the last 4 years. But you see, I was given a single serve Nespresso machine for a wedding gift by some tall foreign people. So I put you away.

Cafe Bustelo: Cuban Coffee Emerges From the Bodega and Goes Mainstream to American Coffee-Lovers!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jay Weston

Ever since a friend sent me some brick-like, vacuum-packed, yellow and red packages of Cafe Bustelo and cans of its Bustelo Cool, I have never gone back to my old standby of French roast from Trader Joe's.

How Espresso Works

Erin Meister at Serious Eats | Posted by Erin Meister, April 29, 2010 at 8:00 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Espresso sure is a complicated elixir for being so small. Like Barbara Stanwyck in Double Indemnity, a high-quality shot can be multilayered and compl...

Presso Espresso: A Zero-Energy Recyclable Espresso Maker

Inhabitat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

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