Coffee wave

What is 1st, 2nd and 3rd Wave Coffee?

Coffee seems like a rather straightforward, simple drink, right? Not quite! Hundreds of millions of pounds of coffee get consumed every year, and coffee beans have been cultivated since the 15th century. It turns out that the history of a beverage with such immense global impact is quite rich and complicated. In the 16th century, public coffee houses began to …

What is white coffee

What Is White Coffee?

White coffee is a term that can mean many things to different types of coffee. It can mean coffee that has had its color changed because of a whitener like milk or cream, or it can also refer to a completely different roasting process. In this article, I am going to give you a useful guide to the different roasting …

Red Bull Vs Coffee

Coffee Vs Red Bull: What is the Difference?

There are lots of kinds of Energy Drinks out there today with different strengths and weakenesses but I have always wondered why drinks such as Red Bull were so popular and why people would prefer to drink it more then coffee, even though they essentially do the same thing. So I wanted to learn more about this and I did …

The Top 5 Espresso Coffee Shops in Paris

I remember when I lived in Paris there were only a handful, at best, of specialty coffee shops and with just an exception or two you had to go to the outer arrondissements, i.e. not tourist areas, to get to one of these places. I go back to Paris every year since moving back to the USA and so if …

Are Coffee Subscription Services Worth Doing?

Before writing this particular post, I was thinking of doing a review about coffee subscription services and which ones are the best, which ones are not so good etc. But there are so many of those reviews out there now that I am not sure I can add anything more to the that specific subject that would give you any …