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.

Red Rocket Coffee

Red Rocket Coffee City: Toronto Ontario Location:  Danforth Avenue & Greenwood (map it) Opened: 2012 Recommends:  Americano and a lemon cranberry scone 5 Cup Rating: 5 cups Did You Know:  Red Rocket Danforth is actually the franchises original Leslieville location transposed.  After 5 successful years on Queen Street East, opposite the TTC’s Russell Carhouse, the…

Top Coffee Drinkers… By Profession?

A recent survey on U.S. coffee consumption trends in the workplace by Dunkin Donut and CareerBuilder delivers to us the Top 15 Coffee Drinkers By Profession.  Take a peek at this handy graphic Seattle-based illustrator I Love Coffee created to showcase the results.

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…

Top 30 Coffees Of 2014

Coffee Review brings us the Top 30 Coffees of 2014 … now let’s get to cupping!  

The Red Bench

The Red Bench City: Toronto, Ontario Location:  Yonge Street and Gloucester Street (map it) Opened: 2012 Recommends:  Americano and some made-to-order organic cookies 5 Cup Rating: 4 cups Did You Know: Their espresso is a unique blend featuring beans from Sumatra, Ethiopia, Guatemala and Nicaragua.  Beans are individually roasted and then hand-blended making each cup…

Rethink The Electric Kettle With Miito

If you’re looking for efficiency, no limestone and flexibility to heat anything – any time then look no further.  Unlike traditional tea kettles and water boilers, Miito only heats the amount of liquid you need. Consisting of a rod and a base, to heat any liquid, all you do is fill your vessel with however much…

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…