Coffee News For The Week

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I’m standing in a 15,000-square-foot factory that could only be the work of Starbucks. Hulking industrial equipment stands alongside custom walnut furniture that’s finished so delicately I’m afraid to place my coffee cup on it without a coaster.
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Making the perfect cup of coffee is dark and mysterious art that involves enough brewing methods to keep you entertained for a lifetime. Indulging his love of coffee and good design, Blue Bottle founder James Freeman partnered with designer Joey Roth to create Moka Pot, an Italian classic which has its origins in the 1930s.
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The coffee shop sector is expected to reach £16.5bn in turnover and 27,000 outlets by 2020, according to a report by Allegra Foodservice.

The Allegra World Coffee Portal report, Project Café 2015 UK, outlines the state of the coffee shop market. The sector outperformed retail this year, with sales growth of 10.7 per cent.

An excellent tamp is key to making great espresso, every time you fire up your home espresso machine. I Need Coffee’s visual tamping tutorial guides you through the tamping essentials.
This part seems particularly useful if you want to get consistent espresso goodness:
If you love cats and coffee, this is the perfect latte art for you. Twitter user @dongurinekobei, based in Japan, shows us that coffee can be more than a drink with her photorealistic cat illustrations formed in the foam of latte.
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Coffee, and how to best prepare it, is a topic fraught with controversy and conflicting opinions. We tasted some of the most popular methods in a blind test …
Please look at the original PERMANENT Keurig 2.0 hack first: to learn how to use *any* cup in your Keurig 2.0. This i…

Coffee Friday Roundup

You know that drinking coffee will give you a jolt.
You also know that taking a nap will feel so, so good.
And it might be exactly what you need to recharge for the long afternoon!
But did you know that coffee + nap … in that order … is the REAL secret to waking up refreshed and energized and ready to tackle ANYTHING?
It’s true. Numerousresearchstudies have shown that drinking about 150 to 200 mg of caffeine immediately before taking a 15- to…
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As a kid, I had a somewhat sophisticated taste when it came to sweets. I liked Haagen Dazs bars (my mom’s fault), preferred dark chocolate to milk and even enjoyed Mounds candy bars. I mean, what kid likes Mounds?? The kid who loved Billy Joel and not New Kids On The Block, that’s who (weirdo). And one of my favorite ice cream flavors was Ben and Jerry’s Coffee Toffee Bar Crunch. I didn’t like coffee, but to…
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Coffee in Bed

We’ve all been in that catch-22 where we’re just too tired to roll out of bed to brew that hot beverage that will wake us up enough to get out of bed. Fortunately, technology’s here to help: Belkin has teamed up with Mr. Coffee to create a Wi-Fi-enabled coffee maker that you can control from your smartphone—which, presumably, is never more than an arm’s length away.

The $150 Mr. Coffee 10-Cup Smart Optimal Brew Coffeemaker with WeMo—which requires at least a cup of coffee…

A good day starts with an attitude to fulfill everything in life, with passion and optimism. It calls for dedication and commitment to love what you’re doing, and to have fun while doing it no matter what the task is.

Look around, relax; time is within your grasp. You can control everything within your reach.

Take the time to survey everything around you, take note of the little details you’ve never noticed. These things make you feel a little better about yourself, and…

Can a hamburger sell a new car? “At Galpin, it could,” says Jeff Skobin, marketing manager at the sprawling Galpin Motors complex, which includes a diner, at the corner of Roscoe and Sepulveda Boulevard in Van Nuys, California.

What about a fruit smoothie? “No,” says A.J. D’Amato III, sales manager for pre-owned vehicles at Newport Lexus in Newport Beach, California. “But, the people making that smoothie might [sell a car].” More than ever, dealerships are going to…

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Counter Culture Coffee has created a charming video that shows you how to make an aromatic cup of pour-over coffee.

With just coffee beans, hot water and various equipment, find out how you can perk up your mornings with the step-by-step instructions below.

[via Digg, video via Counter Culture Coffee]

If there’s one truth about coffee making, it’s this: You will always end up with coffee grounds. A daily coffee habit can make for a lot of coffee debris by the end of the week.
But just as you may look to limit your food waste, you can do the same with your coffee. Here are five ways to use coffee grounds at home — some may surprise you!
Want to Reuse Coffee Grounds? Brew in a French Press.
For starters, using coffee grounds effectively has to do with how you brew. For…
Sammy Hagar has posted the first in a three-part series of videos offering a look behind the scenes of his new ‘Lite Roast‘ album, starting with the trip to his neighborhood coffee shop that inspired the record’s title.

“There’s a big coffee roaster here in Marin County called Equator,” explains Hagar at the start of the clip, which you can watch above. “They’re dear friends, and I always go get fresh coffee there. I stopped on the way to rehearsal one day and I got…