The Chemical Compound of Caffeine

Are you coo-coo for caffeine? If you’ve found yourself on this site, chances are the answer to this question is a resounding “YES”, because one of the top-known caffeine facts are that this drug naturally occurs in large quantities in … Continue reading

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The Short and Sweet Life of Dumb Starbucks

In Los Angeles this past Friday (February 7, 2014), a brand new coffee shop opened up in a the neighborhood of Los Feliz to hour-long queues of people dying to get their hands on free mediocre coffee, pastries, and espresso … Continue reading

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Coffee Condiments

Drinking coffee in the morning is a routine that, for many of us, will never change. I know that personally, I take my coffee the same way every day, with the exact same amount of raw sugar and 1% milk, … Continue reading

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Coffee Around the World

If you’ve ever traveled outside the United States and tried to order your favorite double-shot, soy milk, extra whip frappucino, you may have been disappointed. Coffee preparation techniques vary around the world and, therefore, so does the coffee drinking experience. … Continue reading

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Coffee in Pop Culture

If you spend 60 seconds on Pinterest, you are almost guaranteed to see some sort of clever meme about coffee and the role it plays in our lives. If you watch television, you can probably recite 3 catchy coffee slogans. … Continue reading

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Caffeine and Our Memory

There are many reasons that countless numbers of Americans indulge in delicious cup of coffee or tea each morning. It tastes delicious, helps to wake us up, and is part of our routine. We don’t need another reason to love … Continue reading

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Which Tea is For Me?

As winter weather blankets half of the country and snow falls in record breaking totals, many of us would like nothing more than to curl up with a good book and a hot cup of tea. Aside from water, tea … Continue reading

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Coffee for Heart Health

The human body yearns for coffee. It helps us wake up, keeps us energized throughout the day, and is delicious when properly prepared or mixed with a ton of cream and sugar! What is it that we love about this … Continue reading

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Grind Your Way to Better Coffee

Grinding coffee beans right before you begin to brew is the number one thing you can do to improve the taste of your coffee at home. Most people buy coffee that is pre-ground (as opposed to whole bean). Who can … Continue reading

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2013: The Year of the Coffee Snake

According to Chinese Astrology, 2013 is the year of the snake. You might be thinking: what in the world does the Zodiac have to do with coffee? For starters: the snake, as opposed to other Chinese Zodiac characters (oxen, rooster, … Continue reading

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