coffee

coffee

Mysterious Coffee Grifter Has Sent the Same Weird Handwritten Letter to Hundreds of Roasters

Like if Portlandia had a failed coffee-extortion scheme episode.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.1.18
Recipe

Barbra Streisand's Homemade "Ice Cream" Recipe

Babs didn't need an ice cream maker to make great ice cream, and you sure as shit don't either.
Barbra Streisand
7.12.18
environment

Starbucks Will End Use of Plastic Straws by 2020

The catch: They’ll still have SOME straws (if you ask nicely).
Ian Burke
7.9.18
Starbucks

Starbucks Expands Benefits to Cover More Procedures for Transgender Employees

Starbucks' health insurance plans have covered 'bottom' surgeries since 2012, but coverage will now include a variety of 'top' procedures.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.27.18
coffee

Starbucks Blames 'Health & Wellness Trend' for Declining Sales of Frappuccinos

If only people could just ignore the fact that they're drinking 63 grams of sugar with their breakfast.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.22.18
lattes

Liberals Really Do Love Lattes, Study Says—But Not for the Reason You'd Think

‘Latte Liberal’ is more than just a political slur.
Ian Burke
6.21.18
coffee

‘Broccoli Coffee’ Is Supposed to Combat Food Waste, But Sounds Gross TBH

A cafe in Melbourne is serving the beverage/childhood nightmare.
Ian Burke
6.7.18
coffee

We Regret to Inform You that There Is Probably Still Poo in Your Iced Coffee

Don't worry—some scientists say that a little bit of doo-doo in your latte won't hurt ya.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.8.18
labor

Most Baristas Still Don't Make a Living Wage

Cole McBride is literally the best barista in America. He makes $14/hour. We spoke to him about the industry's one major blind spot.
Gowri Chandra
4.30.18
Starbucks

Black and White Americans Have Very Different Views of the Philadelphia Starbucks Incident

A recent survey suggests the majority of white Americans see the arrest of two black men at the coffee chain as an isolated incident.
Mayukh Sen
4.25.18
coffee

Why This Oakland Coffee Shop Refuses to Serve Cops

Since local news caught wind of Hasta Muerte's policy, the cafe’s Yelp page has been locked and its Facebook page is offline.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.9.18
Recipe

Coffee Cocktail

The perfect evening pick-me-up that has all the flavor and taste of coffee, but without the caffeine.
Jim Meehan
2.16.18