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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
Weekly Giveaway! - Waechtersbach Chalk Talk Mugs

Hi everyone, I’d like to start by congratulating the winner of last week’s giveaway, Chickie Brewer! She’ll be receiving a bag of Parisi Coffee’s Sumatra Mandheling single-origin espresso. This week we’ve got something a little different, the super cool Chalk Talk...

By Nick B
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
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
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
Quick Tip: Love Espresso? Here's a Must Try Coffee

If you're looking for an espresso with lots of crema, you are going to want to give this blend a try! Buy it here:

Friday Shots: Maromas Orphea on Profitec Pro 500 HX

WOW! This is one of our favorites so far. If you love espresso you must try Maromas Orphea. Incredible long-lasting crema and a wonderful chocolate finish. 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...

Top 10 Reasons Why Coffee is Good For You

So, working for a coffee company definitely has its “perks” but I recently wanted to reassure myself that drinking all this great java regularly was really good for me and my overall health. So I did what any normal person would do and Googled it. When I noticed the...

Recipe: Marocchino

I recently took my dream vacation and traveled to Italy. After the long flight I could not wait to have a traditional Italian espresso. Unexpectedly, the first espresso of my trip was actually at a gas station where, to my surprise, there was a packed bar inside lined with people sipping on...

Weekly Giveaway! - Maromas Coffee

Hi everyone, I'm excited to be back at blogging, especially because I've got some pretty cool things to tell you! First I'd like to introduce you to Maromas, the newest addition to our coffee offerings. Maromas is a trend setting brand in the international hotel and restaurant...

By Nick B
It's Coffee Not NASA

    So I woke up wicked early the other morning after a pretty much a sleepless night. My baby girl couldn’t sleep, my wife snores like you wouldn’t believe, and of course I had to stay up late and watch the end of the game that into overtime.  Needless to say, I was...

Quick Tip: What is Crema?

What exactly is crema? How does it form? What does crema say about your coffee? Find out as Marc and Morgan from Whole Love answer these questions for espresso lovers everywhere. Shop everything coffee here:

Quick Tip: Difference Between an Espresso Macchiato and a Latte Macchiato

Do you know the difference between a Latte Macchiato and an Espresso Macchiato? Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love explain each and give you a quick tip to easily remember the difference between the two. Shop everything coffee here:

Quick Tip: How to Grind for Espresso

New to home espresso brewing and looking for tips to become an at home barista? Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love share some quick tips on grinding for espresso. Shop everything coffee here: Espresso Tips for Newbies:...

Coffee Quiz Part 2: Are You a Coffee Expert?

Test your coffee knowledge with this fun quick quiz with Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love. Answer the bonus question for a chance to win a prize! Must be 18 years or older with a valid US shipping address. Click here for contest rules:

Quick Tip: Espresso Tips for Newbies

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love share five quick tips for those of you new to home espresso brewing on a semi-automatic espresso machine. Shop everything coffee here: