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Q&A with Collin Schneider, Co-founder of Bespoken Coffee Roasters

I’m not sure how I first heard of Bespoken Coffee Roasters (in Corvallis, Oregon), but I am pretty sure it was when I was scooting around Instagram last fall, and I came across one of their posts. And I immediately started following them. Because they seemed awesome. And then, they posted something about a big custom order of their Holiday Blend they had just finished packaging. I could not resist… I asked if they had any extra bags I could buy and, lucky me, they did! The beans were as amazing as I had hoped, and I ordered a…

Places to Drink One-dollar Coffee in L.A. (Watts): LocoL

A couple of weeks ago I was on a decluttering kick and decided to tackle my magazine pile. In the process of the game of keep/toss, I may have gotten sidetracked by one or two mags that I had not yet read. And while I was flipping through the April issue of Los Angeles Magazine, something magical happened… I came across a story about the $1 coffee being served at Roy Choi and Daniel Patterson’s newish fast-food restaurant LocoL. $1 coffee. I think this should be a lesson to us all about the importance of (1) decluttering…

Places to Drink Coffee in Boston: The Thinking Cup Coffee Bar and Patisserie

Trending: Sparkling Coffee – Crazy Good or Just Crazy?

Hello buddies! Summer! It’s here! And that means… it’s time to start thinking of all the ways we can drink our coffee cold. Yay! Today I’m going to tell you about two fizzy options, but first I want to tell you about all the old cold coffee methods and how much I love them or hate them. I will be rating them with school grades in honor of my friend Dawn, who has been known to say “This is a terrible plan. I give this plan an F.” continue reading…

Q&A with Mike Costaney – Roastmaster at Booskerdoo Coffee Co.

June 1, 2016 – A few months ago, a very sweet friend sent me a pound of coffee from a local coffee roaster in her neighborhood: Booskerdoo Coffee Co. I loved it! Fast-forward to a few weeks ago, when I had a chance to interview Booskerdoo’s roastmaster, Mike Costaney. Mike is super cool, and he loves loves loves coffee (maybe as much as me.) 😉 If you want to try Booskerdoo for yourself, you can order online, and they will ship it to you on the same day they roast it. Click here for my interview with Mike…

Life Hack No. 4: Make Coffee Ice Cubes for Your Iced Coffee

May 26, 2016 – Hey! Summer is here – can you say “Happy Memorial Day?!” – and it is time to start drinking your coffee iced! But, if you, like me, are not a fan of the ubiquitous “Cold Brew,” then I have the best life hack for you today! In the video above, I show you a very complex and highly-skilled trick… how to pour liquid into an ice cube tray. You are welcome… you are SO welcome.

Actually, this video really is a visual reminder to NOT THROW AWAY your extra coffee! Instead: Freeze it! Then, the next time it…