Coffee & Tea

Get tips on where to buy coffee beans or loose-leaf tea, how to make the best espresso or chai, who has the best afternoon tea or cappuccino, and other caffeinated topics.


Best Coffee Maker for two

by Naina 4 days ago

My husband and I have coffee roughly 4-5 times a week. It’s just the two of us. Before quarantine we used to have our coffee fix at work but now I’m starting to miss it. What coffee maker would you...

Spanish Latte recipe?

by goodmom8 12 years ago

I had the best spanish latte at Urth Cafe in LA. It was espresso with steamed condensed milk. So heavenly! It was the highlight of my California vacation. I've been trying to replicate the drin...

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Low acidity coffee

by CafeOle 9 days ago

I'm looking for recommendations on enjoying coffee without the acidity. I have IC and coffee can really cause so much pain. But unfortunately I love it lol I have tried some from the grocery sto...

Mango Cooler @ Tea Oasis (Ten Ren, Cupertino)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 years ago

This afternoon I got off of Hwy 280 to stop at Ten Ren in Cupertino Village for some tea for the road. Then I saw the sign offering a mango cooler with pearl (boba) as a special for $3.25 and that...

Star of India

by szeiss 11 days ago

Does anyone know what kind of ICED tea is served, it's delicious.

Boba Tea Using Fresh Taro - How?

by zhongliqiu 11 years ago

I'd very much like to make boba tea using fresh taro, not the powder. Has anyone attempted this? Any suggestions would be welcome!

Has anyone tried Beaumont Coffee at Aldi's?

by paulispumonti 11 years ago

Another potential recession hedge manuever......Should I spend $4.99 for 34.5 ounces of this or pay the xtra $2-3 for Maxwell House

Linea Caffe coffee bean discount and virtual tip jar for staff

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

An offer from my favorite coffee roaster in the City, Linea Caffe https://www.chowhound.com/post/linea-caffe-san-francisco-915009 : "Living in the time of COVID -19 Update:/ Dear Linea friends, ...

What's Your Favorite K-Cup?

by zackly 2 months ago

I prefer a strong cup of coffee and I find most K-Cups don't deliver in that department, even when using the 6 oz. setting. I like Kirkland Pacific Bold the best but they're not great. What do you...

Peet's Coffee: Free shipping until April 14

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

"REE GROUND SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS, NO PROMO CODE NEEDED UNTIL APRIL 14, 2020 With the ever-changing coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting the way we work and play, we know that many are sticking clo...

Signal Coffee Roasters free pourover event - Alameda, 11/30

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

"Come to Crispian Bakery for free coffee tasting via pour-over with the roaster! " Sat, November 30, 2019 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM PST Crispian Bakery 1700 Park Street #120 Alameda, CA 94501 ...

What is the Best Brand of Green Tea?

David Kahn
by David Kahn 13 years ago

Prefer bags, and general super market availability is a plus. Any suggestions?

How do I make iced green tea like the kind at Panera Bread?

by MrsD 13 years ago

When I make iced green tea at home it never tastes like the kind at Panera. I would love to know how to duplicate it at home. Any tips? Is it the brand they use or something they have infused...

Breville Barista Express

by AnswerMe 4 months ago

I've read the manual and other posts but I'm still wondering about some basics: 1) 25 seconds is a good range to aim for but does that include the 4-7 seconds of pre-infusion? Should I count 25 ...

Cost Plus World Market - What's the Best Coffee?

by gwleong 13 years ago

What's the best coffee offered by Cost Plus World Market? Whole Bean, Ground, Decaf. Please post! Thanks!

Bokar coffee discontinued What's your substitute?

by law_doc89 7 years ago

I have been drinking this for decades, having been introduced to it by my mother who's own mother drank it. Imagine my chagrin upon finding it gone. I always bought in bulk, so I missed the annou...

Cofeemate and Nespresso Aeroccino frother

by Midlife 10 years ago

Not sure if this should be here or on Cookware, but it's more about Coffeemate, so I'm guessing here. A year ago we discovered the Nespresso Aeroccino frother in a search for a way to be able to...

Gevalia will pay you and a friend $5,000 to live in a castle for a week and drink coffee

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

" . . . The coffee brand Gevalia has launched an online contest in search of its 'coffee queen.' It will choose one winner (of any gender) to travel with one friend to Scotland, where they will rei...

Where to Find Instant Tea?

by cynalan 11 years ago

Hey there - I'm trying to make a home-made chai latte mix and am missing the most important ingredient - instant tea, i.e. real tea, not the sweetened iced tea mix. I've tried a couple of the large...

Swiss Government Gets Roasted Over Coffee Stockpile Changes

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

" . . . If you as a Swiss company are importing coffee, you have to - there is some sort of fee that has to be paid. And with the fee, the companies themselves are paid for stockpiling. And the qua...