The coffee industry is always evolving. Consumers are wishy-washy and fickle with their taste buds. Certain items appear on the market like a flash-in-the-sky comet. Unique ideas are here today and gone tomorrow. Coffee shops have been around in one form or another since the 1600’s. Hence there have been a few spectacular coffee-related product failures through the years.... Read More | Share it now!
Irish Coffee is one of the world’s best-loved cocktails, and March 17th each year we have reason to celebrate. And we can thank stormy weather and creative bartender Joe Sheridan for the invention of this iconic beverage back in the winter of 1943.... Read More | Share it now!
I am a coffee snob. That means I head for independent cafés when I’m scouting out a morning cup of the good stuff. When I walked into Lyons Coffee Roasters in Florence, Alabama, my nose told me I was in the right place.... Read More | Share it now!
You’ve no doubt heard of a pub crawl. The plan is to hit bar after bar with a friend. Schlep from cocktail to cocktail to cocktail. Eventually the sidewalk tilts, forcing you to crawl home and worship the porcelain god and look up hangover cures on Google. This was fun in my twenties, but now? Not so much.... Read More | Share it now!
Seriously. Very seriously. Have you ever planned your entire vacation around coffee? (Check.) Do your eyes roll back into last week when your in-laws offer to make you a cuppa Joe from a plastic single serving pod? (Check.) Do you spend time arguing with yourself between the Peruvian or Ethiopian whole beans at the grocery store? (Check.) Do you salivate while anticipating that first lucious sip in the morning? (Check, check, check!) If you said yes to any of the above, I cordially raise a mug to salute you. We can be best friends.... Read More | Share it now!