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Coffee Is ‘Not Essential For Life,’ Says Swiss Government

Not sure how the Swiss, who drink almost ten pounds of coffee per person per year, feel about this one.
Bettina Makalintal
4.11.19
coffee

How a Suburban CA Cafe Got Their Hands on the World's Most Expensive Coffee Beans

Elida Geisha Natural set a new record, selling at auction for $803 per pound.
Sara Ventiera
10.25.18
coffee

Coffee Roasters Are Facing Serious Health Risks, CDC Says

Working at a hip coffee roastery might have some unexpected pitfalls.
Nick Rose
9.28.17
Restaurant Confessionals

All of the Terrible Things I Learned While Working as a Barista at a Global Coffee Chain

There were mice in the madeleines. There were mice behind the walk-in. There were mice giving birth in bags of powdered frappé mix in the basement.
Anonymous
5.24.17
Photography

A Bizarre Photo Series Deconstructs Gourmet Meals Onto Human Faces

A human face serves as the canvas in an unconventional and disturbing take on culinary photography.
Diana Shi
4.9.17
coffee

The Life and Death of Portland’s Bike-Powered Coffee Roaster

Portland is known for bikes, coffee, and hipsters. If you put those three things together, you get a charm-oozing café fueled by a bicycle-powered, wood-fired coffee roaster.
Jack Rushall
12.13.16
coffee

Thailand's New Generation of Coffee Producers Is Going Farm-to-Cup

Coffee is a relatively young industry in Thailand, but its lack of a strong export market means the small and scrappy industry is fueled by a high domestic demand for premium beans.
Dan Gentile
10.20.16
climate change

Half the World’s Coffee Growing Regions Could Be Gone By 2050

A new report from The Climate Institute in Australia sounds the alarm that coffee as we know it—cheap, ubiquitous, and largely taken for granted—could become a precious commodity in the future.
Wyatt Marshall
8.30.16
coffee

Why You Should Be Freezing Your Coffee Beans

It is now scientifically proven that simply by chilling your beans before grinding, you can make a superior cup of coffee.
Alex Swerdloff
6.18.16
Millennials

Millennials Are Very ‘Emotional’ About Buying Coffee

A recent online survey, which looked at more than 900 millennials’ coffee buying habits, found that coffee is about way more than just beans and price.
Nick Rose
4.29.16
Food

How Much Should a Cup of Coffee Actually Cost?

We investigate if you're really getting ripped off, or are just a caffeine addicted parasite feeding off the third world.
Wendy Syfret
10.28.15
Rotterdam

Juvenile Delinquents Are Trading Crime for Coffee at This Rotterdam Cafe

In Rotterdam, a new cafe is helping young men turn away from lives of crime by giving them jobs roasting and serving coffee. But this ain't charity—they're making legitimately great coffee.
Frans Blokhuis
5.13.15
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