Coffee Beans

You Should Only Store Your Coffee in the Freezer Under One Condition

If you drink java, you've definitely wondered how to store coffee to keep it freshest. And you've probably heard that you should put it in the freezer to preserve it longer. But is that true? Sometimes...

Captain + Stoker Coffee | Monterey

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 16 days ago

A month ago, I dropped into Captain + Stoker Coffee Roasters in downtown Monterey for the first time. After running morning errands, this was a pleasant breakfast of a beautifully crafted flat whit...

What's your favorite specialty coffee roaster in OC?

by choopark 2 months ago

Where do you get your coffee beans from? I've mainly got mine online(Parlor Coffee, The Morning Movement Coffee, etc.) but I wonder if I there are good local coffee roasters. Thanks.

Coffee and Tea in Toronto, 2021

by prima 9 months ago

With so many Starbucks and a few Aroma locations closing, and shorter hours, I found myself frustrated while looking for coffee last Sunday, right at the corner near the HotDocs theatre and Pauper'...

New green coffee order arrived!

by Eiron 8 months ago

Always exciting to get a new order of green coffee! Six different varietals -- four to drink as Single Origin (SO) and two to blend as a modern-day Mokha Java. Also included in this order of mostly...

Viennese Coffee in Toronto

by ilinda 3 years ago

I used to really love the Viennese coffee at The Future Bakery in Toronto at Bloor and Brunswick (now apparently Future Bistro!!). Then they stopped offering it. I have never been able to find a re...

Manual Coffee Mills?

by ninrn 11 months 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 11 months 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 12 months 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. ...

Reborn Coffee | Corona del Mar - Orange County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

On the first morning of my September getaway to the OC, I rolled out of bed a bit late to wander over to Reborn Coffee, the neighborhood’s roaster. Still, I did get dressed, unlike the lady in the ...

Store green coffee in freezer to kill ants?

by bloodboy 1 year 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...

Linea Caffe coffee bean discount and virtual tip jar for staff

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year 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, ...

Peet's Coffee: Free shipping until April 14

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year 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...

Voyager Craft Coffee | Santa Clara

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Usually my reports about coffeehouses lead with a photo of the coffee product. But for Voyager Craft Coffee, the staff add such an extra special dimension to the experience. So welcoming and joyful...

Swiss Government Gets Roasted Over Coffee Stockpile Changes

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years 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...

Nespresso Capsule Alternatives?

by Steph_Kirby 2 years ago

Hi, I am looking for alternatives to the Nespresso capsules to use in my Nespresso mini machine. So far, I only know of Lavazza. Are there others available in Canada? I find the Nespresso pods...

Coffee in Paris/Whole bean

Cocinero Cubano
by Cocinero Cubano 2 years ago

All - My family and I are heading to Paris and I'd like to get suggestions of solid coffee houses to visit. We're staying in the 1st arrondissement but I'm willing to walk a bit and metro if th...

Ballast Coffee | West Portal - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

In need of a place to meet in the neighborhood, a couple friends and I picked Ballast Coffee to try. It's a modern cafe with some outdoor seating. Ballast roasts its own beans and has a special bea...

Camellia Coffee Roasters | Sacramento - WAL Public Market

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

In January I had a chance to sit down at the newish cafe in WAL Public market by Camellia Coffee Roasters. The flat white-ish style cappuccino from this new roaster and cafe was terrific. Dense and...

Trung Nguyen Coffees

by Fritz 2 years ago

has anyone a source store for whole bean Trung Nguyen Coffee in Manhattan?

Theory Collaborative| Redding

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

The third local coffee roaster I tried in Redding in August is Theory Collaborative. As one local friend quipped, it's kind of a stealth coffee company, not offering any clue in the name of the bu...