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Monocle Cafe in London

Literally the most perfect and chic cafe in London called “Monocle”

It’s like this place is straight out of Tumblr or something. The Monocle’s monogram is plastered on everything from napkins to complimentary chocolates and the aforementioned radio station burbles from the speakers. The coffee itself keeps things closer to home — it’s from Allpress in east London — while the cakes are made by Masayuki Hara of Lanka. The menu consists of everything from... More...


By • May 9th, 2013 • Category: Cities, Dining, Food, FOOD AND TRAVEL


Your Coffee Horoscope

TweetI recently happened upon an analysis of what your coffee says about your personality. If you are what you eat, [...]

I recently happened upon an analysis of what your coffee says about your personality. If you are what you eat, are you also what you drink? It’s like a coffee horoscope – who needs the stars when you have Starbucks? So I guess baristas are like fortune tellers? I don’t know. Whatever.  Read on to see if this analysis gets it right. Espresso: You’re friendly and adaptive. You ... More...


By • May 1st, 2013 • Category: Dining, Food, FOOD AND TRAVEL, HEALTH, Ho'Scope


Life Advice From A Barista

Life Advice From A Barista

To preface this article, I (Casey) have a very funny and bright friend Michele. She read some of my articles and asked to have a go at her own. So ladies and gentleman, Michele the barista presents to you an alternate twist on the usual “Life Advice From An Intern.” My name’s Michele and here are some things I’ve learned over the past eight months of being a barista, student, best... More...


By • Apr 9th, 2013 • Category: BEAUTY, ENTERTAINMENT


Yum Alert: Florida Frappe

Tweet This is probably one of the most appropriate posts on this site, and it’s not hard to be. Why [...]

This is probably one of the most appropriate posts on this site, and it’s not hard to be. Why is it so fitting? Well, I’m from Florida, Bryce is from Florida, Gary is from Florida, and Casey is from Florida, so that explains the Florida orange juice component. Also, the flu is totally in this season, which is why everything should be infused with vitamin C. Florida OJ also contains vita... More...


By • Jan 28th, 2013 • Category: Dining, Food, FOOD AND TRAVEL, HEALTH, Recipes


Travel Spotting: Several Reasons to visit Laos

Tweet Asian/French cuisine- It seems like an odd combination, but even though Laos is located in the middle of Asia, [...]

Asian/French cuisine- It seems like an odd combination, but even though Laos is located in the middle of Asia, it was formerly a French Colony.  Aside from a wide variety of Asian cuisine such as rice paper spring rolls and barbequed meats, you can also get your croissant on, and sit in a tiny cafe whilst appearing snooty and condescending. Elephant Riding- Riding an elephant is basically like ridi... More...


By • Jan 14th, 2013 • Category: Cities, Dining, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations


Worth Trying: Nescafe Memento in Mocha

TweetI am Bryce and I am a chocolate addict. I am also a very, very tired lady between popping out [...]

I am Bryce and I am a chocolate addict. I am also a very, very tired lady between popping out kids (the 2nd one is only 6 weeks old), working like a maniac, and constantly being on the road (at least 3 days per week). I never, ever liked coffee during the weary days of college, the post-nightclub early 20′s, or even after my first little one was born. I simply thought coffee tasted like dirt... More...


By • Dec 9th, 2012 • Category: Food, FOOD AND TRAVEL


Yum Alert: Tiramisu Brownies

Tweet Tiramisu + brownie = the best of both dessert worlds. You really can’t beat that coffee/chocolate combo, and you [...]

Tiramisu + brownie = the best of both dessert worlds. You really can’t beat that coffee/chocolate combo, and you know it’s going to be extra good when you use the Italian Roast coffee from Barista Prima Coffeehouse - talk about authentic. I just might have to serve this to my Italian family on Christmas Eve. Buone Feste. Ingredients: 12 oz. chocolate chips 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup ... More...


By • Dec 6th, 2012 • Category: Dining, Food, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Recipes


Yum Alert: Coffee & Doughnuts Milkshake

Tweet Just letting you know ahead of time, this recipe involves pureeing doughnuts into ice cream. Um, what?! If that [...]

Just letting you know ahead of time, this recipe involves pureeing doughnuts into ice cream. Um, what?! If that doesn’t sound like perfection has been achieved, then I don’t know what to tell you. Excuse me while I go blend some doughnuts and ice cream together. Recipe and image via How Sweet Eats. Ingredients: 1 cup iced coffee 1 cup vanilla almond milk 2 cups coffee ice cream 1 cup ... More...


By • Nov 27th, 2012 • Category: Dining, Food, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Recipes


Yum Alert: Café Au Lait Pudding

Tweet In the mood for a sweeter version of coffee? This creamy, delicious dessert is essentially a latte in pudding [...]

In the mood for a sweeter version of coffee? This creamy, delicious dessert is essentially a latte in pudding form. Recipe and image via A Cozy Kitchen. Ingredients: If you like things on the sweeter side, up the sugar to 1/2 cup.  If not, then stick with 1/4 cup sugar. 2 cups whole milk 2 tablespoons instant coffee granules 1 teaspoon of Dutch processed cocoa powder 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoon corn... More...


By • Nov 26th, 2012 • Category: Dining, Food, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Recipes


How to Be Cool Sitting in a Coffee Shop

How to be the coolest person in a coffee shop

I am a student amongst other things (Yoga-enthusiast, Proenza Schouler lover, vegan food snob, secret film critic etc). That being said, I have spent a lot of time in coffee shops and have come up with the perfect list of things you need to have and things you need to do to look cool, and have an enjoyable experience. 1. Order Coffee. Don’t be obnoxious and order a double non-fat triple soy,... More...


By • Oct 16th, 2012 • Category: ENTERTAINMENT, FOOD AND TRAVEL