Starbucks Drinks: Everything You Need To Know Before Ordering

Starbucks coffee cup

If you’ve never been in a Starbucks before, first of all congratulations on the amazing feat. Over the past 20 years, Starbucks has made it to nearly every Main Street in America of a certain size, and, it often seems, to every other corner in big cities. Not that we’ve got a problem with Starbucks … Read more

Confused By Starbucks Drink Sizes (And Cup Sizes)? We Explain

Let’s be frank, for originating in a country that uses “small,” “medium,” and “large” pretty much universally, Starbucks’ drink sizing is just… well… weird. I mean, what’s up with the mixture of English and Italian? Why is a “tall” not all that tall? And what’s with the (somewhat) hidden drink sizes? While you can never … Read more

Our Favorites: Collection of Coffee Memes (95+ Funny Coffee Memes!)

Coffee is a ripe subject for meme-ing. It’s popular, it’s pleasurable, and it’s addictive as all hell. When you find that perfect coffee meme that captures your co-dependent relationship with the joe, chances are a lot of people will relate. (We sure relate to many.) Here are some of our favorite memes about coffee from … Read more

Like Espresso But Not Coffee? Here’s Why

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Some people don’t like coffee. I know. It’s a hard concept for me to grasp too. But, apparently, it’s true. There are actually people who go through their lives coffee-averse. Who sneer at the thought of a well-brewed cup of joe. Who hated coffee at first taste and always will. Then, there are others – … Read more

New Coffee Drinkers Guide: Is Espresso Stronger Than Coffee?

When you’re trying to cut back on (or just monitor) your caffeine intake, knowing how much caffeine is in each drink is essential. Often, when people are comparing “strength” in caffeinated beverages, caffeine amount is what they mean. But there is also the little matter of flavor/boldness, which can also be a meaning of the … Read more

New Coffee Drinkers Guide: Difference Between Coffee Beans and Espresso Beans

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When you’re standing in the coffee aisle of your favorite grocery store trying to choose between the bounty of delectable-sounding offerings, you will likely notice some coffee roasts labeled as “coffee” while others are labeled as “espresso.” But espresso IS just coffee, right? So, what’s the sitch with the weird labeling? Is there a difference … Read more

Coffee Experiments: Can You Use Regular Coffee For Espresso?

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Espresso is regular coffee. Whether you are getting it whipped up by a barista at your local coffee shop or making it at home, the base of espresso is still just coffee. So, the answer is ‘Yes! You can use regular coffee for espresso!’ In fact, you use regular coffee every time you make espresso. … Read more

Beginner’s Guide To The Types & Varieties Of Coffee Beans

coffee beans and plant

Coffee is no longer just a quick caffeine fix. For many people, it’s a way of life. If you’ve visited any coffee shop in the last few years, you’ve noticed it’s much different than hitting up your local diner for a cup. There are countless types of coffee to choose from. Coffee has become a … Read more

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