Finding good coffee spots in any city is an essential. Ask other Chowhounds where they love to get their caffeine fix, and share your favorite coffee recipes, tools, and brands.

Try These Secret Ingredients for Award-Winning Chili

What are the best secret ingredients for chili? Depends on who you ask, but there's a whole world of extra ingredients people like to add to the pot to boost the flavor. Chili can be a surprisingly...

Manual Coffee Mills?

by ninrn 4 days ago

Have any of the hard-core coffee lovers here used the Hario Skerton Plus mill? How is it in terms of performance, grind variability, and ease of cleaning? Are there other, better manual grinders yo...

Interesting espresso interview from 2018/2019

by Eiron 13 days ago

I was looking for info specifically on pre-infusion and came across this article. I was glad to hear his description of the process matches what my Heat Exchange boiler machine provides, but also f...

Bidding on Cup of Excellence coffee beans

by eugenep 1 month ago

I read that Cup of Excellence awarded beans were pretty much off limits to the normal purchaser bc you have to buy it in bidding auctions where only big time roasters bid for hundreds of pounds. ...

Donut Savant | Allendale - Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

An ex-hound sends the news that Donut Savant reopened this month after a year-long hiatus. The new location is in Oakland's Allendale neighborhood. He says that the donuts are better than ever. htt...

Coffee shops with patios, heated and unheated

by prima 3 months ago

Unheated patio Krave on St Clair W 5 Elements 521 (on the Danforth , hope it is still open) Heated patio Boxcar Social at Summerhill

How "pretty" do you like your espresso?

by Eiron 3 months ago

I think James' comments are missing the correlation between visual (and audible) cues and flavor. Without the computer-regulated controllers (e.g., temperature PIDs) now commonly available on espre...

Killiney Kopitiam in Palo Alto

by Mul 3 months ago

Killiney Kopitiam is originally from Singapore, one of the famous Kopitiam. They recently open their first US branch in Palo Alto. I ordered their Kopi (black coffee with condensed milk). Very ...

Artsy Chocolate at Mast, Mount Kisco...

by gutreactions 4 months ago

The Mast Brothers moved their company Mast Chocolates up from Brooklyn to Mount Kisco about a year ago. They took over a long building along S. Moger Ave. just down from Metro-North station, and re...

Hot Coffee - Do You Lose Your Desire In Hot Weather?

by treb 6 months ago

Generally, I really enjoy my daily dose for my hot morning brew of fresh coffee. Not sure if it's just me, but when the temperature gets really hot and humid, I tend to lose my desire for a ho...

What is the real cream used in coffee?

by villageidiot 10 years ago

A very long time ago, I remember people using "real cream" in their coffee. Several years ago after staying at a 5 star hotel, "real cream" was brought to the table for our coffee. It was unbelie...

Fairway Market Coffee K-Cups Italian Roast Source

by davisesq212 7 months ago

With some of the Fairway Supermarkets closing, does anyone know where Fairway sources their Italian Roast K-Cups? I absolutely love it. I use it when in a rush and also for convenience sake. T...

Bagel Bar | Cloverdale - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Bagel Bar opened less than a month ago in Cloverdale. This is the third occupant in less than a year of the drive-in venue across from the high school. I'd been eyeing its progress each time I went...

Fairway Coffee Replacement?

by arseattle 8 months ago

I'll start by saying I don't know a lot about coffee -- I tend to like just regular "restaurant" coffee -- and I don't live in NYC any more. I was coming in every few weeks, however, and every time...

Store green coffee in freezer to kill ants?

by bloodboy 8 months ago

The missus was given about 6 gallons of raw green coffee beans in a big plastic bag for free. She put them on the floor in a corner somewhere in the kitchen. She has no experience with roasting cof...

Low acidity coffee

by CafeOle 8 months 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...

Beaumont Coffee at Aldi

by Angela_69 9 months ago

Just wanted to say I just tried the Beaumont hot chocolate in salted caramel. It is awesome! I drink a lot of coffee and specialty drinks and am pretty picky about the taste and quality. You have t...

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

What's Your Favorite K-Cup?

by zackly 10 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...

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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year 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 ...