When you sip your morning coffee, you are on the receiving end of a Hobbit-worthy journey. A lowly pit of a coffee cherry travels many miles, through many hands, and climactically transforms into noble deliciousness. The specialty coffee movement honors that story of the bean and ensures it remains a good story for everyone involved. That’s what makes specialty coffee so special. The people are valued, the process is ethical, and the product is delightful.
What is a gooseneck kettle? Why should you invest in one? Where do you even start? Here are our top three picks!
Coffee ain’t cheap, ya know. And few things are more disappointing than forking out five bucks and a tip for a bad latte. Fortunately, there are at least five surefire signs that will tell you the type of coffee shop you’re walking into before you drain your wallet.
If you’re looking to develop your palate as well as your pantry, and find out if the coffee you’re buying is actually quality, here’s the simple litmus test.