Tony Konecny didn’t ask for it, but I’m rushing to his defense. A couple weeks ago, the Tonx Coffee co-founder took to his company’s blog and wrote “a contrary view in the collective quest for the perfect cup” entitled “Brewing Perfection.” I really encourage you to read the piece for yourself, but, in summary, Konecny wrote… Read More “Shut Up and Drink Your Coffee”
Kopi Luwak is the world’s most expensive coffee, often retailing anywhere from $100-600 per pound. Most everybody knows the punchline of this coffee, of course – it’s the “cat crap coffee” from Asia that may or may not taste like shit. Kopi Luwak has been featured by Oprah, CNN, Pawn Stars, and, most recently, in… Read More Kopi Luwak and the Secret Horrors of Civet Suffering
There is a new food fad that has already taken one major U.S. city by storm and is now starting to show up elsewhere in the country, and you might be surprised to learn that it’s toast. Then again, considering the nature of fads, you might not be surprised at all. But you will be surprised… Read More $4 Toast and Specialty Coffee Shops
Dear Reader, at the end of last year, against my better judgement, I compiled a Best Coffee of 2012 list. I think, in 2013, I’ve already had pretty darn close to the same amount of coffees as I had all of last year, so I wanted to sort of rank them in list format once… Read More Best Coffee of 2013…So Far
Acclaimed-director and coffee lover David Lynch was once asked to explain his obsession with the beloved brown brew. He responded by authoring an op-ed piece on The Huffington Post‘s blog entitled “Obsessed: Coffee” (of course he did). In this post, he makes a bold statement (no pun intended): “Even bad coffee is better than no coffee… Read More Bad Coffee > No Coffee?