Manhattan Coffee Shops Worth a Visit

Posted on October 25, 2011 by

I’ve posted a map of my favorite cafes before (on Not For Tourists – which is a great book), but here’s a more interactive Foursquare version as well. Maybe you think I’m missing some, or am too inclusive. Feel free to let me know either way. [foursquare :: Mike White :: Manhattan Coffee Shops Worth […]

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Coffee Machine Mounts Wall, Brews Magically

Posted on October 23, 2011 by

Here’s a good coffee machine for you to buy. If you don’t care how your coffee tastes or how it is made. [Black Luk - The Coffee Machine by Song Ah Lee » Yanko Design]

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Current Favorite: Finca La Maravilla

Posted on September 7, 2011 by

Food and drinks are an emotional experience. You enjoy your favorite cafes and restaurants in large part because of the way they make you feel. Great coffees (or food) served in an uncomfortable environment don’t inspire regular patronage, and mediocre (lousy, even) cafes can be very successful at inspiring loyalty. To each their own, different […]

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Video: Why do I Love Canada? Mostly For These Reasons

Posted on August 31, 2011 by

Portland is great, but Revolver is where my heart is.

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Quickmeme’s Hipster Baristas

Posted on August 26, 2011 by

“Serving These Corporate Capitalist Pigs Coffee Makes Me Sick” – Tweeted from my iPad 2 Collect all nine pages worth at Quickmeme. [via @mattbuchanan]

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Scientists Crack The Physics Of Coffee Rings

Posted on August 20, 2011 by

I have these all over my desk. Thanks to All Things Considered I now know why. The full story, audio, and microscopic video is available via: Scientists Crack The Physics Of Coffee Rings : NPR.  

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The Cafes of Montreal in Cappuccinos

Posted on August 13, 2011 by

Cute site – the cappuccinos of Montreal. Click through to see the creator of each. [adbeus / coffee | The Best Coffee Shops In Montreal]

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Gorilla Coffee Defamation Lawsuit Dismissed by State Supreme Court

Posted on August 10, 2011 by

An unsurprising conclusion to a bitter, ugly drama. Read the fine print here: Workers Prevail Against Gorilla Coffee’s Anti-Free Speech Lawsuit | Brandworkers International  

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Video: Sweet Maria’s Goes Hunting

Posted on July 27, 2011 by

Pretty great, but even better if you’re familiar with this.

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Disk Envelopes From Able Brewing

Posted on July 15, 2011 by

Able Brewing now distributes their stainless steel Aeropress Disk in a slick little envelope, complete with an instruction card. So far the Disk is my favorite piece in their new line of gear, though the new generation of Kone has been working incredibly well for me as well.

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A Comprehensive List of the Health Effects of Coffee

Posted on July 14, 2011 by

Generally speaking I don’t put much stock in reports citing the health benefits or risks of drinking coffee. The reports are usually contradicted in the following years, often more than once. But this is a nice overview of published research all on one page. [Primal, MD • Evidence-Based Practice: Coffee]

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Make a Starbucks Frappuccino for $0.32

Posted on July 12, 2011 by

I don’t think you should drink stuff like this at any price, but I still found it entertaining. [Make a Starbucks Frappuccino for $0.32 | Squawkfox]

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#YesEqual Manual Brew Down at RBC NYC

Posted on July 12, 2011 by

Another good event from the good folks at RBC. The circumstances are sad but the cause is just. More info is available at sprudge.com/tag/yesequal.

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How To Make Japanese-Style Iced Coffee

Posted on July 11, 2011 by

  A nice visual guide from Meister. [Serious Eats Slide Show]

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Denver has more Marijuana Dispensaries than Starbucks

Posted on July 7, 2011 by

Different products, but both probably sell Rice Krispie Treats. [Via More medical marijuana dispensaries than Starbucks in Denver Colorado | Mail Online]

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Photos: A Cup a Day for 30 Days

Posted on July 1, 2011 by

    30 days, 30 cups. This is Day 17 – the Aroma Cup. [One Coffee Cup a Day | 30 Days 30 Cups | cunicode]

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