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.  

The Real Coffee Language

Forget the grande, half sweet, extra hot, no whip vocabulary and start speaking the real coffee language.  The next time you wander into that new, independent coffee shop in your neighbourhood, it’s time to try something new.  The New York Times gives us a handy little glossary of coffee terms to make ordering the perfect…

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…

The Dineen Coffee Co.

The Dineen Coffee Co. City: Toronto, Ontario Location: Yonge Street and Temperance Street (map it) Opened: 2013 Recommends:  The Cappuccino and Americano Cup Rating:  Did You Know: The coffee shop is situated in the historic Dineen Building, which was once home to W. and F. Dineen Co., who originally made fur clothing. The building is…

Brew What?

While it’s nice to nestle into your favorite local cafe, sometimes nothing beats a home crafted drink.  Personally my faves include a Long Black Americano in the morning capped off with a post dinner Flat White. Time to brush up on crafting your favorite and get brewing!  

Beans, Brew & Beyond

Appliance City brings us this great read which features a backwards guide to the bean, a brief history of coffee and a review of machines and methods.  To top it off, the age old rivalry of coffee vs tea is debated… be sure to check this one out!

My Whole Bean

I’m not exactly sure when it started… when my love for coffee began. As far back as I can remember, it was an essential item in our household. Growing up, the little bean with the mighty aroma was mandatory before the start of every day and often times it capped off the evening.  Some of…