All posts tagged “Beans”

Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co: Each pound of beans sold gives one pooch a second chance

Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co

One morning in Santa Monica, CA coffee-lover Jordan Karcher happened upon a dog adoption event. With no initial preparation or planning, he walked home that same day with a malnourished dalmatian Molly. Inspired by the positive impact Molly has had……

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A Comprehensive Coffee Experience at Industry Beans: The Melbourne-based roastery, cupping lab, training facility and café is a caffeine fiend’s dream

A Comprehensive Coffee Experience at Industry Beans


by Chérmelle Edwards Melbourne-based brothers Trevor and Steven Simmons recently departed the familiar streets of Fitzroy for London to receive the 2014 British Design Award for Restaurant and Bar Design for their multi-functional specialty coffee shop, …

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Chilli Beans x YACHT Collaborate on Fun Eyewear: The creative duo have designed sunglasses and optical frames to make you smile

Chilli Beans x YACHT Collaborate on Fun Eyewear


Earlier this year, casual Brazilian eyewear brand Chilli Beans collaborated with bounce music artist Big Freedia on a collection of sunglasses and optical frames. They’ve hit a home run again working with ,…

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CH Gift Guide: Coffee Culture: Chris King’s espresso tamper, DFA’s tazza, Slate Coffee’s Nightcap decaf, year-round beans from Heart and more items inspired by the complex tropical plant

CH Gift Guide: Coffee Culture


Maybe it’s a cappuccino on a cold winter morning, an espresso during your afternoon fika or a cup poured from a French press after a dinner with friends—whenever and however you drink coffee, chances are you always feel it hits the spot. As one of the world’s favorite beverages—enjoyed in…

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Seven Outstanding Espresso Blends: We’re celebrating National Espresso Day with a round up of our favorite beans, a mixture of classics and new

Seven Outstanding Espresso Blends


While the legitimacy of these abundant “national” holidays that tend to pop up arbitrarily is definitely in question, we couldn’t pass up tomorrow’s opportunity—National Espresso Day—to pay homage to one of the purest ways to prepare coffee: espresso. The thick, concentrated brew packed…

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Idilio Origins Chocolate: An age-old Swiss technique and hand-selected beans makes for superior sweet treats

Idilio Origins Chocolate


For a country with such a storied history in chocolate, Switzerland has little to show for new players in the cacao game—that is until Niklaus Blumer and Pascal Wirth decided to follow their passion for dark chocolate and the time-honored Swiss chocolate-making process,…

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Dandelion Chocolate’s Roasted Cocoa Beans: The San Francisco chocolatier’s guilt-free treat for dark chocolate fans

Dandelion Chocolate's Roasted Cocoa Beans


For true chocolate fans, nothing satisfies a craving quite like the rich, earthy taste of cocoa. However the added sugar and calories found in most chocolate bars can take some of the fun out of the treat. San Francisco’s ,…

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Secret Squirrel Cold Brew: Creating the ultimate all-American cold brew coffee with Hawaiian beans and LA illustrators

Secret Squirrel Cold Brew


Trevor and Rebecca Smith began their love affair with cold brew coffee by experimenting at home. Their adventures with beans, roasting profiles, brew times, filters and recipes led them to launch Secret Squirrel Cold Brew. The…

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3D coffee art is full of creative beans

We’re sure you’ve all seen 2D latte art – now get a load of these 3D creations, including cute cats and fluffy bunnies.

    


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CH Gift Guide: Coffee Culture: Beans, machines, mugs and more in our caffeinated picks from our 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

CH Gift Guide: Coffee Culture

We’re coffee fanatics all year-round, but as winter approaches and the waning daylight makes it harder and harder to get out of bed, what could be better than giving the gift of the perfect pick-me-up? Suitable for bean enthusiasts and casual sippers alike—there’s a good chance you’ve got at least…

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