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How To Fika - A Swedish Cultural Tradition

Adam Groffman | Posted 06.28.2016 | Travel
Adam Groffman

perhaps the strongest culinary tradition in Sweden is the fika. What is fika? It's the everyday tradition to have coffee and cake each afternoon -- something you really have to experience in Sweden because it's a truly unique experience.

This Four-Letter Word Is The Swedish Key To Happiness At Work

Quartz | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 04.22.2016 | World

Can short coffee breaks spell the difference between loving and hating work? In Sweden, where workers are among the least stressed worldwide, the secr...

The Faithful Shopper: New Year, New Stores

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.30.2015 | New York
Read More: Champagne, 2016, Happy New Year, Times Square, Madison Avenue, Sonia Rykiel, 816 Madison Ave, Paris, France, Ready-to-Wear Collections, Fur, Leather, Shoes, Children's Lines, Julie De Libran, 935 Madison Avenue, Italy, Milan, Pope, United States, Barneys, Bergdorf Goodman, Intermix, Moda Operandi, Neiman Marcus, Net-a-Porter, Saks, Shopbop, Moynat, Faith Hope Consolo, New York Fashion Week, February, Dover Street Market, Apple, Mac, Iphone, Macbook, Ipad, Jimmy Choo, 699 Madison Avenue, Hermès, Isabel Marant, 23 East 67th Street, The Row, 17 East 71st Street, Ashley Olsen, Full House, Mary-Kate Olsen, Midtown, Saks OFF 5TH, Billionaires Row, Millionaires Row, 135 East 57th Street, Saks Fifth Avenue, Discount Designer Handbags, Dresses, Tower 57, Brookfield Place, Target, 255 Greenwich Street, Tribeca, East Harlem, Westfield World Trade Center, World Trade Center, 7 WTC, Oculus, Santiago Calatrava, 3 World Trade Center, 4 World Trade Center, Aesop, Aldo, The Art of Shaving, Banana Republic, Beer Table, Breitling, Camper, Caudalie, Charles Tyrwhitt, Cole Haan, Cos, Crabtree & Evelyn, Designer Eyes, Dune London, Eataly, Edward Beiner, Epicerie Boulud, Fika, Folli Follie, Fossil, Hugo Boss, Joe Coffee, John Barrett Salon, John Varvatos, Kate Spade New York, Kiehl's, Kiko Milano, L'Occitane, La Colombe, Lacoste, Links of London, LK Bennett, London Jewelers, Longines, Lore Wine & Spirits, M.a.C, Market Lane (Previously Known as Jones the Grocer), Michael Kors, K. Minamoto, Montblanc, Nobletree Coffee, NuNu Chocolates, Pandora, Penhaglion's, Reiss, Rituals Cosmetics, Sephora, Stuart Weitzman, Swatch, Thomas Sabo, Tissot, True Religion, Turnbull & Asser, Under Armour, Une De 50, Victoria's Secret, Victoria's Secret Beauty, Vince Camuto, & Other Stories, Aquazzura, Matchesfashion, New York News
Faith Hope Consolo

It's time to pop the champagne and celebrate the new shopping landscape that is on the horizon in 2016.

What We Could All Learn From Sweden's Coffee-Break Ritual

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.10.2015 | Taste

It's time to make fika part of your daily routine.

Deadly Chocolate: Day of the Dead

Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz | Posted 12.28.2014 | Taste
Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz

Death and chocolate share a long history.

Stockholm's Top Five Spots For "Swedish Tea"

Fodor's | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel
Fodor's

Fika time is the time to catch up with co-workers or friends, but it also counts as a perfectly acceptable first date.

The FaithFul Shopper: Choices for Chocoholics

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.15.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's time to revisit where to buy the world's best treat -- chocolate. Whether you love your chocolate light and sweet, or dark and bitter, there are plenty of places old and new to indulge.

The Geography of Good Coffee in New York

Alex Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Henry

I first got to know certain New York streets and neighborhoods from my espresso-scouting missions. A mental map started to emerge, illuminated as if by a caffeinated glow in each of these spots.