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…

Packaging Influences The Brew You Choose

Next time you’re shopping for the perfect pick me up roast, stop for a second and think about what influences the beans you reach for.  It might just be the packaging you’re choosing vs the contents inside.  Design Instruct has captured 30 of the most beautiful coffee package designs in North America. What’s you’re favourite…

The Creative Benefits Of An Intense Morning Coffee Routine

Many people will start this morning either lining up at a local coffeeshop, hitting a drive thru or making a pot of drip coffee at home.  You may want to change it up a little.  According to this recent article in Fast Company, there are rich benefits to having a thoughtful, focused morning routine.  Whether…

5 Easy Tips For Better Coffee

Kalle Freese, the 2013 Finnish Barista Champion and founder of Freese Coffee Co. presents us with this quick little video offering up 5 easy tips for better coffee.

Coffee Was King Of Commodities In 2014

Is your investment portfolio diversified enough?  You might want start the year off right with a visit to see your financial planner and while you’re at it, bring them a coffee.  According to a recent article in The Washington Post, the mighty bean made great leaps making it the best-performing commodity in 2014.

Canada’s Best Coffee Club

The only subscription you’ll need for 2015 is with The Roasters Pack.  Canada’s most reliable & best coffee club ships to out 3 x 4 oz bags of fresh coffee beans, roasted by independent Canadian Roasteries, direct to your doorstep. The first week of every month, you’ll receive your 3 delicious coffees from different roasters…

Around The World In A Single Cup

What better way to experience a destination than to try their local coffee creation.  FastCo.Create takes us behind 31 specialty drinks from around the world.  Whether you’re traveling for business or leisure, enjoy the local culture and brew up something new.  

Coffee: The Story In Your Cup

The mighty bean.  Did you know that 1.4 billion cups of coffee are enjoyed around the world everyday? The Rainforest Alliance, an organization who works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior breaks it all down for us. Check out this cool infographic Coffee: The Story…