Date night just got easier with this list of five local theaters that serve more than just popcorn and Junior Mints.
Two new Berkeley cafes offer the latest drink trends.
Some see the move as a reaction to widespread criticism of the company’s push to start candid conversations about race in its stores. But Starbucks says the move had nothing to do with the backlash.
Legend has it the moon gifted this drink to the Guaraní people of South America. It was banned by the colonial government. The Jesuits made it their most profitable crop. Oh, and the pope drinks it.
The British are very specific about how they take their tea: black, with milk and sugar. But steeping the optimal cup requires a surprising amount of chemistry. Here’s a guide to the science.
Discussing trends, best buys, and slurping with the obsessives behind Coffee Review.
Are you a food-focused traveler who would rather forgo famous eating establishments to frequent a bevy of beloved local spots, then Culinary Backstreets is your best new travel buddy.
A Japanese tea-ceremony staple for centuries, antioxiant- and umami-rich matcha is spurring a new wave of geekdom.
The Richmond-based artisanal roaster is all about “high-end coffee at a moderate price,” but takes its mission further: “We are about bringing people together and community. Not the ‘Third Community’ liquid culture of Starbucks, but an authentically local flavor where people from all walks of life…gather.”
Need some caffeine or some new cycling gear? Jennifer Leeper and Ross Del Duca recently opened a cafe and bike shop to serve their community in Bayview.
Italian engineers say they’ve finally come up with a way to brew espresso on the ISS so astronauts can ditch the instant coffee. We asked: What’s so hard about making coffee in space? Answer: A lot.
An Italian aerospace firm, in conjunction with coffee company Lavazza and the Italian space agency, have jointly developed a system for producing zero-G espresso.
New establishments keep popping up in Oakland’s Uptown neighborhood, and Coloso Coffee is another recent addition that’s just joined the diverse coffee scene. Coloso, which translates to “colossal” in Spanish, is a cheeky reference to the shop’s petite 370-square-foot space.