Do you like your barista in a bikini? Well, now you can have your cake and drink your coffee, too. Simply visit the newly-opened Bikinii Coffee in Riviera Beach. The 1,300-square-foot space is located across from the new Ocean Mall plaza where Wings surf shop recently opened. The corner spot is ... More >>
What do you start your day with? If you're like half the US population -- about 150 million Americans -- it's the first thing you reach for every morning. No, it's not the alarm clock, or your toothbrush. And it's not breakfast. It's the coffee pot. Because, let's face it, that first cup of Joe ... More >>
You've griped and complained many times that you need to cut down on coffee. You made it one of your New Years resolutions, even.
You're jittery and nervous all day, and your teeth are starting to stain. Not to mention the 3:00 p.m. crash.
Man you need to cut down.
And then there's Mike and Trina ... More >>
Come Tuesday morning, you won't just be going back to work. Chances are, you'll be going back to work with a killer hangover. Since the usual options like hair of the dog, Bloody Mary's, and another shot of tequila aren't going to be something you can partake on during the commute to the office ... More >>
Starbucks has long had a reputation of serving a good albeit expensive cup of coffee. That business model has served the chain well, with each store seeing lines of people trading their hard-earned money for lattes, coffees, and teas. Recently, though, Starbucks outdid itself by introducing its most ... More >>
Let's face it; usually, here in Fort Lauderdale, we miss out on a lot of trends or we get them late. Think about about it-- trends like dining in the dark, dubstep (kidding) and Wes Anderson movies always arrive post facto. Fortunately, thanks to the folks at Brew Urban Café in Fort Lauderdal ... More >>
We're still a ways from touting baristas and roasters as beer nerds celebrate Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head and Garrett Oliver of Brooklyn Brewery. Yet we're on
the way, with baristas joining the festival circuit to make a name for themselves in the coffee world. Here in South Florida, our standout ... More >>
Videocast #3 - Chemex/Pourover from James Hoffmann on Vimeo.What's the big deal about coffee? Coffee geeks have been nerding out over it for ages. It's only been within the last few years that the masses have become more educated by coffee aficionados, perhaps in part because of the rise and platea ... More >>
People are particular about coffee, whether they take it light and sweet, black, or muddy. Then there are the matters of beans: how recently they were roasted, whether they're fair trade, or whether any of it matters once they're in the cup, brewed by a Krups machine, a French press, or drip fun ... More >>
Get in my belly you delicious, pumpkin devil.Pumpkin is one of those fruits that is most emblematic of the Autumn season. Forget about its obvious benefits like being Atkin's Diet-friendly, full of vitamins, and a powerful digestive aid (fiber baby, fiber). We want to eat it, drink it, and s ... More >>
We love to hate Starbucks.Last month we told you the tale of the barista who was fired from Starbucks after writing a most excellent song about how it feels to serve caffeine to douchebags for a living.Frankly, nothing he sang was shocking - I mean even Clean Plate Charlie knows he'll burn in a s ... More >>
Starbucks - latte for puppets.Barista Chrissizle is just a talented guy pumping out venti lattes for rent money. So he took that talent and wrote the most awesome Starbucks song ever!
Like most mega-corporations, instead of giving this guy a raise, Starbucks fires him.
Sure, the song calls out ... More >>
Google ImagesYou've been hooked for years. After all, who is the one who's been getting you out of bed and into work on time? Who's kept you warm and cozy during all those cold winter nights and stayed up with you on all the long drives back home from Georgia the numerous times you ventured ... More >>
There's a killer on the loose.It's a quiet Monday morning, and you're in your kitchen, making yourself a cup of fresh ground coffee with your Starbucks Barista coffee grinder. You pop some beans into the hopper and press the grind button. Ah, smell that fresh coffee smell. After a few seconds, yo ... More >>
It's harder than you might think to find a good cup of coffee. I mean, straight-up, regular old coffee-flavored coffee. There are plenty of places to get your coffee drowned in milk or laced with sugary syrups, but finding a decent cup of black coffee can seem impossible if you don't know where to l ... More >>
On January 3rd, Starbucks rolled out a quintet of new Tazo full leaf tea beverages that are now available in all stores nationwide. Yesterday the coffee chain hosted "TeaTime events", which is a civilized way of saying "free samples". I headed to the most scenic of our Starbucks, at 14th Street and ... More >>