Month: February 2017

How about some coffee in New York?

“Welcome to New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of, there’s nothing you can’t do.” These words perfectly describe New York. Perfectly describe the coffee scene. Perfectly describe the people there. I have had the massive privilege of travelling to the amazing New York City twice in the past six months. I have experienced, seen and tasted so much awesomeness that it only seems fair that I share such experiences with you. If you are a coffee lover, love experiences and want to know where to get the best cup in the Big Apple, then this article is for you. I first want to preface this article by telling you what the coffee scene is like in this City. One word comes to mind: explosive. Absolutely explosive. I was in the city for over three weeks and every day I made it my mission to visit at least two to three stores a day. I wanted to meet baristas, I wanted them to make and tell me about their coffee and take some nice …

10 Excellent Gifts for Coffee Lovers

Finding a good gift for someone can often be pretty difficult. If you know someone who is a big fan of coffee, however, the task can become a lot easier. That’s because there are so many amazing gift options out there for people who adore the caffeinated beverage to bits. If you want to make an important coffee lover in your life smile, these 10 gift options should definitely do the trick for you. Shopping for coffee enthusiasts can be easy. They often don’t care much about apparel design and expensive bags. They just love their daily cups of joe! Maple Bacon Coffee There are many adventurous coffee lovers in this world. There are also quite a few interesting and quirky coffee flavor options out there. If you want to please your number one coffee lover, consider giving him or her some maple bacon coffee. The combination of maple and bacon may sound odd but is actually a favorite among many people everywhere. It’s a wonderful A.M. coffee option, too. Candy With Caffeine People who …

How to drink coffee… like an Italian

What could be better than enjoying a coffee… in Italy? Knowing what to order, and how (and when) to drink coffee like an Italian! That’s because Italian coffee isn’t like coffee in the United States or anywhere else. Even the names don’t mean what you might expect. Take a story we heard from one traveler to Italy. Since she was familiar with the “Italian” lingo of coffee from Starbucks, she thought she was all set when she arrived in Italy and, proudly, ordered a “latte.” The server looked at her funny. “Latte? Caldo o freddo?” (Hot or cold?). She spoke a little Italian, so it was her turn to look at him funny: “Caldo, of course!” she said. He disappeared for a moment, came back, and handed her a cup of exactly what she’d asked for—hot milk. Don’t want that to be you? Then it’s worth knowing a little bit about coffee in Italy! Here are some starting tips. A “bar” is really a “cafe” The number of places labeled “bar” in your average Italian city would make you think all Italians have a …