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When is a macchiato not a macchiato?
Over at Thrillist, food journalist Nicole A. Taylor penned an article titled “How the Starbucks Macchiato Ruined My Indie Coffee Shop Experiences.” It’s a perspective I hadn’t entirely considered before. The gist of the story is Taylor first encountered a … Continue reading
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No, there’s no gender basis for enjoying espresso
I’m a guy who likes espresso. This shouldn’t be new information; it’s kind of in the name of the site, isn’t it? Yet I was more than a little skeptical of an article that popped up in Google News titled … Continue reading
Italy’s coffee culture could be overdue for a shake up
Happy 2019 everyone! I wanted to mention an article that’s been going around online from the Washington Post: Italy invented coffee culture. Now it’s a coffee time capsule. The gist of the article is that while Italy was pioneer in … Continue reading
Recently a Kickstarter project called the Cafelat Robot came to my attention. It’s a minimalist espresso machine that’s barely a machine at all, let alone a robot. In fact, the “robot” is you! As a user of this device you … Continue reading
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Conan drinks espresso in Naples
Recently American late night talk show host Conan O’Brien visited Italy with his Italophile associate producer Jordan Schlansky. Among many other clips posted online, in one video Conan and Jordan order espresso in a cafe in Naples. While the video’s … Continue reading