Saturday Morning Sips: Your Next Coffee Date Just Got Animated.

Pick your soundtrack, kick up your feet and enjoy your favourite brew.  While sipping away, check out award winning illustrator Rachel Ryle. A self-taught artist who grew into an illustrator only a short time ago, Ryle often features the everyday comfort accompaniments to our life (aka: coffee) in her work. Check out the Apple App…

Sunday Morning Sips: Coffee Jargon

The next time you step inside your local cafe or roaster, look them straight in the eye and confidently place your order with a dash of knowledge and flair. Adding a few new words to your vocabulary could result in a whole new take on your favourite bean brew. Here’s what you need to know:…

Whole Bean Quick Tip

When making espresso coffee, good quality beans and the shortest time between grinding and brewing will help make it the most flavourful cup you’ll sip!

The Legacy.

There is a coffee farmer in Tanzania with 10 children… and a legacy to uphold. His name is David Robinson, and he is the youngest of Rachel and Jackie Robinson’s three children. In “Of The Father And of The Son,” directed by Alrick Brown for Spike Lee’s Lil’ Joints series, viewers will visit with David in Tanzania,…

How Do You Brew?

Coffee is more than just a vessel for caffeine. A wide variety of beans, mix-ins and machines have recently turned coffee brewing into a delicate art. In fact, depending on how you make your morning cuppa, you’re toying with the flavor, nutrition and caffeine content. Here’s a look at seven common brewing methods—in order of…

Want To Know What A Coffee Cherry Tastes Like?

It’s easy to forget that coffee comes from a fruit, since hardly anybody outside of coffee-producing countries ever gets to see it in its  natural state. Coffee grows on spindly, bush-like plants, and its cherry-like fruit ripens over the course of several weeks approximately nine months after the shrubs’ jasminey blossoms bloom and fall. When…

Jimmy’s Coffee

Jimmy’s Coffee City: Toronto Ontario Location:  Ossington Avenue & Queen St. West  (map it) Opened: 2015 Recommends:  Cappuccino and a butter tart 5 Cup Rating: 4 cups Did You Know:  The fourth destination of this Toronto staple borrows its layout from the Kensington location and is a welcome addition to the bustling Ossington strip.  From…

Making Cuban Coffee In Miami

Saveur, famous for their award-winning videos, show us that for Miami’s Cuban community, making coffee is as important as drinking it.

The Japanese Art Of Coffee

A couple years ago I saw a fantastic documentary called Jiro Dreams of Sushi.  It captured Jiro’s relentless pursuit in perfecting the art of sushi.  Now Idobata Coffee from Kamakura, Japan present us with the peaceful art of creating the perfect cup.  The fact that the tiny little coffee stand  operates out of the back…