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Friday Shots: Maromas Platinea on Profitec Pro 500 HX

A new shot most every Friday. A close-up look at an extraction start to finish with all the details on coffee used, grinder, dose machine etc. They're not always perfect but tell us what you think, share shots of your shots. Tell us about your best extractions, favorite coffees, machine,...

Wrapping Up Our Giveaways

Hi everyone, It's hard to believe that August is almost over! On that note I'm sad to say that we'll be concluding our weekly giveaways for the time being. I'd like to thank everybody who participated, definitely keep your eyes peeled for future contests. Now, without further...

By Nick B
Is that Coffee I'm tasting? - Part 2

Welcome to the second entry in my series on learning how to taste coffee. If you haven’t read the first installment, well, frankly I don’t know what you’re doing here. Go read it and come back! This time around I’d like to discuss what I consider to be the two different...

By Nick B
Flashback Favorites: Milk for Lattes & Cappuccinos

A look back at one of our popular videos on the difference between frothing milk for a latte or cappuccino. Shop everything coffee:

The Home Coffee Roasting Blog: Part III

Home Coffee Roasting Blog: Part III Welcome to the third and final entry in my series on home coffee roasting. I thought I’d start things off with a bit of terminology. Two very important roasting terms you will see popping up quite frequently are “first crack” and...

By Erik
Is that Coffee I'm Tasting? - Part 1

Last week I had the pleasure of catching up with my college buddy Ed when he came to Rochester for a visit. Like all of my friends, he was eventually persuaded into taking a trip with me to the awesome third-wave shop on Park Avenue called Pour Coffee Parlor. Now, for those of you who don’t...

By Nick B
Home Coffee Roasting Tips

Erik from Whole Latte Love shares a few tips he has learned while experimenting with home coffee roasting. Join the Whole Latte Love Community to follow his home coffee roasting journey! Whole Latte Love Community:

Top 20 Quotes About Coffee

One of my personal favorite actor/comedians Robin Williams once said, “What is this demilitarized zone?  Whatever it is, I like it!  Gets you on your toes better than a strong cup of cappuccino!”  – Good Morning Vietnam.  I loved that film and in lieu of his...

Weekly Giveaway! - Parisi Artisan Coffee

Hi everyone, This week we decided to move our giveaway to Wednesday, aka Hump Day. I’d like to start by congratulating Lauren Leslie, the winner of the Yama 3-Cup Siphon! This week we’re backing off from brewing equipment in favor of some micro-roasted beans from Parisi Artisan...

By Nick B
10 Reasons Why We Drink Coffee

If there’s something that you enjoy doing, odds are you don’t stop to question why exactly you repeat the process. However, with something as versatile as coffee drinking, I was amazed to find just how many various reasons there are as to why people depend on the stuff. Whether social...

National Coffee Month Cont.

It’s hard to believe we’re already a third of the way through August aka National Coffee Month! Hopefully all of you have been enjoying your summers so far, participating in our giveaways, and of course, drinking coffee! It’s been sort of a flurry of activity for us here at...

By Nick B
2014 Best Coffee Shop in New York

Find out which coffee shop was voted best in New York state by Business Insider! Buy it here:

Fun Facts for National Coffee Month

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love share some coffee facts for National Coffee Month! Join our Community: Shop everything coffee:

Gimme! Coffee Named Best Coffee Shop in New York for 2014

  It’s always nice to give credit where credit is due, especially when it’s somebody you know. That’s why we’re happy to extend our congratulations to our friends at Gimme! Coffee for being named this year’s best coffee shop in New York State by Business...

By Nick B
Weekly Giveaway! - The Yama 3-Cup Siphon

Hi everyone, I'd like to start by saying thanks to everybody who entered last week's giveaway! Our winner this time is Laura Jones who'll be be receiving an Impress Coffee Brewer. This week we've got something along the same lines, the Yama 3-Cup Tabletop Siphon. The...

By Nick B
The Home Coffee Roasting Blog: Part II

Welcome to part II of my home roasting blog. Over the last few months I’ve been experimenting with the Gene Cafe CBR 101 to try and get a handle on the infinite possibilities of home roasting. For those of you who don’t know, the Gene Cafe is an air roaster and does not use direct...

By Erik
August is National Coffee Month

At Whole Latte Love, we are ALL about coffee so naturally we are excited that we can celebrate it all month long for National Coffee Month! We will be sharing coffee facts and offering special deals all throughout August so be sure to keep checking in on our Community, social networks and retail...

Quick Tip: Frothing Practice

Morgan from Whole Latte Love shows you how to practice frothing without wasting milk! Shop everything coffee: Join our Community: