Get Rocked by SF’s Stable Cafe

Stable yourself for a moving coffee experience at San Fransisco’s Stable Café.

Raffles and The Singapore Sling: A Refreshing Sip of Tourist Juice

Some might call drinking a Singapore Sling at the Raffles Hotel is “touristy”. Marissa Sertich calls it “festive”.

Melomakarona: A Traditional Greek Cookie with a Non-Traditional Pairing

A crumbly and spicy, honey-soaked biscuit finds satisfaction with a home-brewed Oatmeal ESB.

Alaska Coffee Roasting Co. – Fairly Great Coffeehouse in Fairbanks

Bill banks on Alaska Coffee Roasting Co. – a Fairbanks original and finds it splendid.

Springtime Gin Fizz

A classic taken to a whole new dimension of deliciousness for the springtime holidays.

Gewurz – Sweet, White and Versatile

With times a changing, Indians are looking for wines that go well with Indian food. Rinku Bhattacharya with a tip.

Iced Coffee for lazybones
Iced Coffee – The Lazy Way

Refreshing instant Iced Coffee. For lazy-bones. No grinding or soaking required.

Singapore Beer – Night of the Tiger

Tiger Beer was the first locally brewed beer in Singapore. To this day, it still rules the night.

The Noble Rot – Wine Education Made Easy and Fun

Mandy Baca interviews Jonathan Cristaldi from the wine website The Noble Rot.

The Nuts and Beans of Talkeetna’s Flying Squirrel Bakery Café, Alaska

Bill finds a nice respite for coffee at the Flying Squirrel Bakery Café in Alaska’s quaint village of Talkeetna. 

Brazilian Stout Bread
Brazilian Stout Bread

Suzie Castello with an Irish inspired Brazilian bread. Or is it the other way around?

Irish Coffee Recipe

Tamara Novacoviç on how to make that favorful and delicious adult coffee.

Coffee Cooling Down After Roasting
Eight Ways To Take Your Coffee From Average To Amazing

Mike Crimmins with some fantastic tips on how to make your coffee taste much better.

Lemongrass Pandan Drink

This lemongrass pandan lemonade is a well balanced sweet, aromatic, citrusy drink.

Karkadeh: A Sweet Hibiscus Tea

Karkadeh has been used in Egyptian homes to poach pears and to mimic a non-alcoholic mulled wine, served warm and sweet after a long simmer in cinnamon, cloves, star anise and citrus notes.

Calling All Bacon Lovers: Bakon Vodka

Does combining two awesome things – bacon and booze – create a third awesome thing? Marnely Rodriguez reports.

Almost Bellini – with a Strawberry Twist

On Valentine’s Day, the combination of peach, strawberries and bubbly wine, is destined to be successful.

Kick Off Carnaval with a Passion Fruit Caipirinha

To help get you in the mood to celebrate Carnaval, here’s a recipe for a delicious caipirinha made with fresh passion fruit. 

Bean Trees: Fine Organic Coffees

Constantly on an endless search of coffees from around the world, Marnely Rodriguez is always happy to discover small producers and farmers that are making a fantastic product.

Vineyards near Caldero
Top Twelve Undiscovered Wines of Northeastern Italy

Kathy Bechtel with a list of 12 Italian wines with fascinating narratives and flavors that are still largely unknown in the rest of the world.

Tropical Cilantro Smoothie
Tropical Cilantro Smoothie

Starting the day with something full of green goodness, healthy fats and naturally sweetened is the perfect balance for Christine Curran.

Refreshing Watermelon Daiquiri

A delicious, grown up way to enjoy watermelon. Try this daiquiri twist from Christina Soong-Kroeger.

Wine Glasses
10 Wine Myths Debunked

Can you smell the cork to tell if a wine is corked? Should red wine be served at room temperature? Tim Elliott debunks 10 long-lived wine myths.

Vegas’ Cup Holds Promise for Better Coffee

Bill Walsh falls upon a fair oasis of coffee on the Strip.

Argentine Vineyard
Argentine Wine Beyond Malbec

Argentina is the fifth largest producer of wine in the world, and their most used grape is the Malbec. But there’s more to sip from the South American country.

Coffele WInery, Soave
Rediscover Soave: Elegant Whites from a Lovely Walled City Rise Above the Bulk Wines

Soave, just a little over an hour from Venice, is the center of the Soave wine region and home to some wonderful refreshing white wines.

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Finding the Best Values On A Restaurant Wine List

By the glass or by the bottle? French or Chilean? Big names or independent labels? Tim Elliott knows.

Can a Super Automatic Produce Good Espresso?

For those looking for a no-fuss espresso machine, can their be quality?

New Year’s Hangover Cure Cocktail

Nancy Lopez McHugh has a slightly strange, but effective way to cure that New Year’s hangover.

Champagne glass
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Champagne

Dazzle your New Years Eve guests with your knowledge about the golden wine from France.

Spanish Bon Bon Coffee

Khalilah Ramdene takes a flavorful trip back to Spain with a cup of Bon-Bon coffee.

A Brisk Brazilian Coffee

Our resident coffee expert Bill Walsh slurps up Peter Asher’s Brazil Bob-O-Link.

ski holiday at Val Gardena, Italy
Bombardino – Christmas Holiday or Apres Ski Cheer from Italy

An egg nog or advocaat based toddy, certain to relax you after a hard day on the slopes or Christmas markets.

Holiday Cocktail Quandary – How to Enjoy Your Own Party

Denise Sakaki solves the holiday cocktail quandary: how do you design a cocktail party that you, the host, can actually enjoy?

Cure your Cold with the Intensitoddy

Joy Zhang has found the perfect cure for all future cold symptoms. Meet the Intensitoddy.

Spicy Hot Cocoa

For thousands of years cocoa has been used to treat many health issues. Oh, and it tastes good too.

Czech Mulled Wine

When the weather turns cold in Prague and you are out enjoying the sites there is only one way of warming up, Svarak.

South Indian Filter Kaapi

Priya Sreeram on how to make The Perfect South Indian Filter Coffee.

A Kona Roasts in Brewklyn

Coffee expert Bill Walsh has the pleasure of sampling Brewklyn Grind’s Kona.

From Bacon with Love: In Defense of the Green Juice

Getting your green juice on makes eating all that delicious bacon a bit more feasible.

A Traditional Indian Sweet: Badusha

A deliciously flaky and layered Indian Sweet that shimmers in a sugary coat.

Sake 101 and Unexpected Food Pairings

Marnely Rodriguez is back from the 5th Annual Martha’s Vineyard Food and Wine Festival with a whole new view on Sake.

Pickle Mania: Gibson Garnish

Extra pickling brine became a very happy accident in Rebecca Orchant’s cocktailing life.

Watercress Smoothie Kickstart

How to make a very simple and highly effective morning smoothie based on watercress.

Sicilian Donnafugata and Passito from Pantelleria

Eric Sohl travels to Italy to learn about Donnafugata and Passito wines.

Mint and Lemon Cooler

A refreshing drink with a blend of fresh mint leaves with tangy lime.

Franciacorta: Splendid Sparkling Italians

Emiko Davies visits the Franciacorta Wine Festival in Lombary, Italy and finds an abundance of splendid sparkling wines.

Czech Burcak Wine
Burcak, Young Moravian Wine

Burcak is a sweet carbonated young Czech wine that’s easy to over-consume.

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Say Cello to a Good Light Roast

Bill catches a fine tune in Deep Cello’s All Day Light Roast.

Have a Coffee Break in Italy

Diana Mieczan with the first in a series of posts on coffee culture across the globe.

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Sushi and Siphoned Coffee on the Strip

In Las Vegas, Bill finds a fancy sushi operation that takes their coffee seriously too.

No Cop Outs at Kopplin’s

Bill sings the praises of Kopplin’s Coffee in St. Paul.

Deutschlicious: Störtebeker, Beer of the Righteous

Steen Hanssen pops open a treasure chest six pack of delicious northern German beers.

Australia Protects European Wine Regions

Last year, Australia and the EU agreed on legislation to protect geographically specific wine names. This September, the legislation becomes official.

Summer Drinking All Year Long with Bison Grass Vodka

Can summer be prolonged with a glass of bison grass infused vodka mixed with summer flavors? Mandy Baca tends the bar.

Sea Bean
Seward Has No Folly in the Sea Bean

Bill takes a trip to Seward, Alaska and almost passes up a caffeinated jewel.

Dirty Banana Frozen Cocktail
A Dirty Banana Shake

The “Dirty Banana” is a popular frozen cocktail in Jamaica, and now today at your nearest pool party.

Deutschlicious: Food and Beer at the Berlin Biergartens

Steen Hanssen takes us to his Biergarten favorites in a rain drenched Berlin.

Healthy Green Smoothie

A bunch of healthy greens and fruits come together in this quick and easy recipe for a healthy Green smoothie

A Thousand and One Nights Hibiscus Apple Pomegranate Tea

Sawsan Abu Farha travels to Egypt and falls in love with both the architecture and the wonderful classic hibiscus tea.

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