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

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

Starbucks Drinks: Everything You Need To Know Before Ordering

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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

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

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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

Like McDonald’s Coffee? Here’s What They Use

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As a coffee drinker, there are a few universal truths and one of those truths is that McDonald’s has damn good coffee for a fast food restaurant. I’ve always wondered why their coffee is so much better than similar fast food places, or even the gas station coffee. Well, it all comes down to the … Read more

Espresso Drinks (A Verbal & Visual Guide For Coffee Noobs)

An espresso drink is any drink that contains espresso. (A complex and in-depth definition, I know.) It doesn’t matter if that drink is hot or cold, how much milk or foam it has, or how lost the espresso gets inside it (though, it’s hard to truly lose espresso in other things). As long as there’s … Read more

New Coffee Drinkers Guide: Is Espresso Good For You?

We all want to believe it, that that morning cuppa we grab on the way to work each day does our bodies good. And it’s not just a hopeful fantasy. There’s solid evidence to prove drinking coffee, including espresso, is one of those super beneficial things we can do for our health. In short: Yes! … Read more

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