Interior of El Rey Coffee & Making my Cappuccino
El Rey is a very new coffee shop that just opened in the Lower East Side by Nicholas Morgenstern of a very good East Village restaurant, Goat Town. If you have not realized this, the Lower East Side doesn’t have many options for [...]
Hario Sommelier Coffee Siphon (Model # SCA-05)
Hario‘s recent coffee and teaware releases for the spring/summer season are the Sommelier Coffee Siphon (Model # SCA-05) and the Largo Tea Dripper.
The Sommelier siphon is very similar to the siphons you’re familiar with but this is so much sleeker, elegant, and less [...]
Hario is a 91-year old heat resistant glass maker for coffee and tea. Their first siphon was released in 1957. Ever since, they’ve created a number of coffee brewers that I’ve learned to love and understand the many techniques to create a delicious cups of coffee.
Their newest release, Hario [...]
It’s already February, believe or not, and that usually means it’s Valentine’s Day but interestingly enough, Chinese New Year falls four days before it (February 10, 2013). If you are giving gifts to your Valentine or if you happen to celebrate both Valentine’s and give gifts to family for Chinese New Year, hopefully, this gift [...]
For the past few months, I have been drinking a number of coffees and teas and thought that you’d like to give it a try at home, if it is available.
Recently I received a box of Le Palais des Thés Thé Glacé XL Iced Tea Bags ($29). It’s a [...]
Brandon of Ritual Roasters met my family and I when we’re in San Francisco on one bright and early June morning. All in the name of great coffee.
I know a number of you might be screaming at your screens, essentially at me, “Why didn’t you visit [insert well known San Francisco coffee cafe and [...]
Probably by now, most of you my dear readers know I’m a discerning coffee addict. Even my tweets have an occasional random spurts talking about coffee. Anyway, I recently came across Le Creuset‘s newest product for coffee – the French press and it’s in a beautiful, vibrant Marseille blue.
Le Creuset is [...]
La Colombe Torrefaction, Chicago: Exterior, Interior, delicate flowers by the window, baked goods display
As probably most of you might know, I am a die-hard coffee nerd/addict. I do admit that I’m pretty spoiled by the coffee culture as I’m coming from New York City, I have access to a lot of [...]