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10 Canned Coffees to Boost You Up & Brighten Your Day

If you’re like me, you know that buying iced coffee on a regular basis can get pricey…fast. Luckily, I recently discovered some amazing alternatives in the form of canned coffee. There are lots of options...
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Ballast Coffee | West Portal - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month 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...

Chocolate Fish Coffee Roaster Land Park/Curtis Park Cafe, Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Last summer this Kiwi roaster opened a third location in Land Park/Curtis Park. Near the AirBnB where I stayed in January, I checked it out before leaving town. A difference here is that the cafe o...

Flipped Doughnuts in Dana Point

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

In January, we stopped here after a visit to the Saturday morning farmers market. Flipped Doughnuts has an interesting product mix . . . donuts, espresso drinks, boba tea and Korean fried chicken. ...

Where can I buy espresso powder for baking in Toronto or Hamilton?

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by Sally13 3 months ago

I have been checking so many grocery stores including Longo's for espresso powder or even an instant espresso that doesn't have some kind of milk powder included and haven't had any luck. I find th...

Webinar: Coffee, A Chemical & Physical Perspective, 11/15

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

"Join the Atlantic’s 'Specialty Coffee’s Resident Scientist' Christopher Hendon of the University of Oregon in this free interactive broadcast as he uses chemistry and physics, to discuss how to is...

Heritage Roasting Company | Shasta Lake

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

During my time in Redding during the Carr Fire in August, another fabulous coffee house and roaster with a mission that I tried was Heritage Roasting Company, a little further north in Shasta Lake....

Home coffee brew class

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by pamm19 9 months ago

I am looking for a local coffee making class in or around Boston area. Coffee basics: grind, using different brew equipment, etc. Not a barista class more of a beginner class. Any places in or arou...

Compass Coffee Roasting | Eliot - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

Monday, our final day in Portland, was my chance to sleep in after four days of indulgence. https://www.chowhound.com/post/kargi-gogo-opens-wednesday-july-18-1074199?commentId=10138532 But I did wa...

Best not-"third wave" espresso/coffee?

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by MyAhuacatl 4 years ago

I have to confess it. I love espresso and coffee but I cannot stand the very acidic third wave style coffees that apparently completely took over the coffee scene in the US. Is there any good pl...

Coffee Bar & Feast Roasters | Redding

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

After enjoying a Gibraltar made with Feast coffee beans at The Stirring, I sought out Feast's own cafe, Coffee Bar.

The Stirring Coffeehouse | Redding

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Recently I spent eight days in Redding, my first visit to this small city. In my trip planning, one of the most interesting discoveries about the food and beverage scene was the thriving coffee cul...

Palo Alto/Menlo Park rant

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by macdog 5 years ago

Just got back from a 5 day trip to the peninsula. We moved to Santa Barbara from Menlo Park area 4 years ago and I was struck anew by the difference in the 2 places and my preference for SB food a...

Espresso Beans in Toronto

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by abbyg049 1 year ago

I'm looking to buy some espresso beans with chocolaty-citrus flavours in Toronto. I wont spend more than $18/bag. Was hoping to repurchase some Stumptown beans, but unfortunately they dont sell in ...

Coffeeville | Santa Cruz

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Last week I needed a spot to take part in an online chat mid-road trip. Triangulation determined that I could be in Santa Cruz at the right time and I picked Coffeeville as my stop for free wifi. I...

Coffee Roaster in ABQ

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by marelyisdead 9 years ago

Hello coffee hounds. Can you recommend a good roaster in ABQ? Preferably one that makes good espresso as well. Thanks in advance for your help.

Yo El Rey Roasting | Calistoga - Napa Valley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A couple weeks ago I stopped by Yo el Rey coffee roaster in downtown Calistoga for the morning caffeine. When I ordered a cappuccino, the barista asked me if I wanted more or less foam. I asked for...

Cold Brew Ice Cream

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by Pwelsh4 2 years ago

Hello there everyone! So to get straight to the point, I was going to make some coffee ice cream for a friend of mine. However, me being me, I have looked at so many different recipes that I was...

Anyonme Remember Manhattan Special? And Got a Recipe?

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by obillo 2 years ago

Tanti anni fa, which is Italian for many years ago, there was a terrific Italian soda called Manhattan Special. Back in the day when people correctly spelt it eXpresso, it was a sharp, intense cold...

Union Hill Coffee | Sonora Gold Country

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Two months ago I had a chance to check out Union Hill Coffee in Sonora. I'd read about its fall opening in Sprudge. http://sprudge.com/build-outs-summer-union-hill-coffee-sonora-california-107604.h...

Columbia Kate's Bakery | Tuolumne County - Gold Country

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Two months ago I took a quick look around the historic Gold Rush town of Columbia http://www.visitcolumbiacalifornia.com/ before spending the day exploring Stanislaus National Forest. I stopped at ...