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Cafe Owner Irks Officials After Cleaning 'City-Owned Cesspool'

AP | JOANN LOVIGLIO | Posted 11.21.2012 | Small Business

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There's a lot of trouble brewing next to a coffee house in a fast-developing neighborhood. Ori Feibush, a real es...

Stockholm's Top Five Spots For "Swedish Tea"

Fodor's | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel

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

Chocolate Salad, Chocolate Sandwiches

Anneli Rufus | Posted 08.07.2012 | Home
Anneli Rufus

Got so much chocolate around the house that you don't know how to use it all? Love chocolate so much that you want to eat it in every meal of the day, not just for dessert but in actual food? Yes, you can.

The Obituary Mambo

Gideon Resnick | Posted 05.07.2012 | Arts
Gideon Resnick

Belch out rhapsodies of shifting sunsets And watch the buildings crumble as atlas shrugged. I sing not of this age nor time But for those who preceded...

Cooking Up a Dream: Beth's Community Kitchen in Mill Valley

Sally Fay | Posted 03.18.2012 | San Francisco
Sally Fay

There is something especially moving about Beth Setrakian's dream to open up a bakery cafe finally coming true.

Cafe Icon Dead At 100

AP | By GEORGE JAHN | Posted 12.30.2011 | Home

VIENNA -- Andy Warhol stopped by for a cup of his coffee. So did princes, paupers, playwrights, poets and untold thousands for whom a visit to Vienna ...

The Silent Crisis

Steven Nereo | Posted 12.22.2011 | Comedy
Steven Nereo

The real threat to our society which looms with gnashing teeth above all of us, just waiting to sink them into the soft and tender flesh of our social fabric. Yes, I'm talking about the shortage of reclaimed wood.

The Nonchalant, Unencumbered Stroll Is the New Corner Office

Jason Fordley | Posted 09.24.2011 | San Francisco
Jason Fordley

Walking around a city unencumbered is THE BEST way to stay fresh and focused on new ideas. It's there on the street that you come up with one of the most eye-catching and engaging ways to lasso folks off the street and corral them into a bar.

Caught in the Act: East Correspondent Peter Murphy Sits Down With Ben Hoyer

Kathy Eldon | Posted 09.14.2011 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

In a city still predominately known for is tourism and ephemerality, can a single coffee shoppe in Orlando, Florida spawn the groundwork for an actively influential community?

The Best Remedy for the Price of Gas

Dan Becker | Posted 06.19.2011 | Green
Dan Becker

The Obama administration can't do much to lower the price of a gallon of gas, but it is on the cusp of a crucial decision that could help consumers come out ahead because they would need less gas.

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.

Revolutionary Cake Shop? | Posted 05.27.2011 | Arts

Fuck the Backmischung! It is plastered in pink on the windows. Unless you speak Deutsche, I'm sure you have on...

Coffee Klatch: The Best Coffee in New York's West Village

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patrick McGinnis

No matter whether you prefer a latte or some green tea, the West Village is the forefront of New York's coffee renaissance.

Short-Term Memory, Long-Term Consequences

Michael Bendetson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Bendetson

In an era where the Federal Government has seen some of its lowest approval ratings in history, it has become all too easy for Americans to relegate blame to their elected officials. Our problem are more complex.

2010: The 100th Anniversary of the Year Paris Revolutionized the Arts

Perry Miller Adato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Perry Miller Adato


Mileage: This Isn't Rocket Science. It's Auto Mechanics

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

The next big thing from Detroit may not just be a new car, but a new car industry: Transformed, modern and competitive. This month, with traditional ...

Jennifer Joseph's Manic D Press: Will It Keep New Voices Alive?

San Francisco Chronicle | Evan Karp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Anyone doubting the power of a single book can take up the topic with Jennifer Joseph, who 26 years ago founded Manic D Press to publish a collection ...

Funny Yelp Review Harshes on Boulder Café

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Waylon Lewis

The Feng Shui is Whack I'm not sure what my favorite thing is about this review: that the critique of this Boulder, Colorado café is highlighted by ...

Uncommon Ground Rooftop Farm Update: Week 4

Dave Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Dave Snyder

To follow-up on the bee drama from last week, there's good news and bad news. The bad news is that, after all that swarm wrangling we either lost or injured the queen.

Penniless And Rejected Author Marina Fiorato Lands Huge Deal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A once penniless young mother whose debut novel was rejected by every major publisher has just pocketed a £250,000 advance. Marina Fiorato has signe...

Astoria Characters: The Cafe Novelist

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Michael "Meesh" Schubert was the owner/barista of Freeze Peach, the gathering spot at 29th Street and Ditmars where he served camaraderie in a cup of herbal tea.

Interview with Starbucks Designer Liz Muller, Creator of 15th Avenue E

Piers Fawkes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Piers Fawkes

After publishing the world's first glimpse of the new Starbucks' store design yesterday, we got in touch with Liz Muller who is Director of Global Concept Design over there at the big coffee company.

Inside Starbucks New Stealth Store: 15th Avenue E Coffee and Tea

Piers Fawkes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Piers Fawkes

Last Friday, the Starbucks opened 15th Avenue E Coffee and Tea -- the first of their "stealth stores."

Starbucks: From Fair-trade Zero to Local Hero?

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

Starbucks is already Fair-Trade. Now, they say they're going green -- and supporting local -- by 2010. If they actually do it, I might have to give up my 15-year buycott.

President Obama On Global Warming: Finally Part Of The Solution

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

On his fifth full day in office, the president did what he said he'd do on a central environmental question. Excellent. Now, on to why it matters, and, most important, what's next.