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Try taking a trip to Sagada to gain a newfound appreciation for coffee.
We don’t know exactly when the coffee revolution started in the Philippines (if there was a revolution at all) but in the last decade or so, the dark brew has become almost as ubiquitous as rice. But have your ever thought about ...
 
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Ahead of the franchise’s much-awaited opening, Michael Concepcion reveals why the brand is poised to be a game-changer.
“What makes Elephant Grounds so great is the sum of its parts, how it all comes together,” says Michael Concepcion, the retailer and restaurateur, who's been on top of the whole process of bringing the café franchise from Hong Kong to Manila’s shores.This, ...
 
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So, you’re a coffee lover huh? Bet you didn’t know these tidbits.
Love coffee? Great, that makes you one among the millions of us in this coffee-crazed country. But despite it being the first thing a lot of us drink in the morning, there are still many things we don’t know about coffee and ...
 
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Black Sheep serves up third-wave coffee and classic cocktails with a radical vibe   
When you enter Black Sheep Coffee at its new S Maison location, you will be befuddled for a moment. The usual coffee shop feel, with its light wood and polished brass, bossa nova, and clean-cut baristas, is replaced by unfinished walls, Banksy-style ...
 
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It's a Starbucks laboratory.
The new Starbucks Tokyo Roastery in Nakameguro, Tokyo is the biggest Starbucks store in the world. It’s a four-story building with a 55-foot cask adorned with copper cherry blossoms. The main bar is on the first floor, where the customers can see the skillful art ...
 
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Sipping coffee has never been more patriotic.
Filipinos are rabid coffee drinkers. We drink so much coffee that we need to import coffee beans from other countries. But that doesn’t mean local farmers aren’t doing their part to meet our thirst for coffee. In regions of the country that allow ...
 
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A local coffee company is helping farmers in the remote highland town.
After the devastation of typhoon Ompong last year, Michael Harris Conlin and his team at Henry & Sons volunteered to deliver relief goods, specifically water, to the remote municipality of Itogon, Benguet. There he discovered a mining town whose residents were in ...
 
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It just opened in Milan.
Starbucks just opened its first ever cafe in Italy a few days ago. Called the Reserve Roastery, it lives in a former post office in Milan's Palazzo delle Poste, near some of the city's busiest tourist destinations. And holy hell, it is ...
 
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They're even more intriguing than they sound.
Snack by Yardstick Coffee isn't some newfangled coffee-flavored potato chip or coffee bun. They're Yardstick's newly released Nespresso-compatible coffee capsules designed to tide over a quick coffee craving without the jolt. Think not-so-serious coffee for the coffee connoisseur."We grab a snack to maintain ...
 
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Cold coffee for your cold heart.
Cold brew coffee is not new. In fact, it has been around for decades. We caught up with Sasha Chua of Instagram-based coffee business Sashy Brew to give you the lowdown on why we all should be enjoying a cup or two of cold brew today.1| ...
 
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And now this small coffee company aims to make that a reality again.
Before Starbucks, before third-wave coffee, before 3-in-1 packets, even, Filipinos knew coffee. Coffee has been a major crop in parts of the Philippine since at least 1740, and Batangas was coffee central. In fact, the Philippines was a major supplier of coffee ...
 
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The need for caffeine knows no time.
True coffee addicts know that the need for caffeine can hit you any time of the day, even late at night. Thankfully, there are loads of cafes now that open even until the wee hours of the morning, so you can catch ...
 
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SGD Coffee has been tapped by the government to represent Philippine coffee in a Singapore expo set beginning September 22.
The folks behind SGD Coffee picked an old house on quiet Maalalahanin Street in Teachers Village, Quezon City, to set up shop and bring the famed “Bana’s Coffee” from Sagada, Mountain Province, a step closer to coffee drinkers in the Metro. You'll ...
 
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The people behind Yardstick think you should start your day right with a coffee subscription.
Why do people go to coffee shops? Is it the dark yellow ambiance? The sound of shifting notebooks and laptops from the students over at the next table? The airconditioning? The, er, self-service? The more idyllic setup would be at home, by the ...
 
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Soon in Asia.
Today, Starbucks announced that it was opening the Starbucks to end all Starbucks on Chicago's Magnificent Mile. According to the press release, the four-level Reserve® Roastery, as it's officially called, will be a "fully sensorial coffee environment dedicated to roasting, brewing and ...
 
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New food trend alert?
Introducing clear coffee. That's right—it's coffee, but without the signature brown color that wreaks havoc on your teeth and clothes. Introduced by CLR CFF, it's a transparent, caffeinated drink with a taste that's like a potent cold brew.Two brothers in the U.K. ...
 
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In the beginning, it was just a passion. Now it sustains communities.
Steve Benitez’s love for coffee began during his time at law school, fueling late-night studying sessions. When he realized that his true passion lay in coffee, he dropped out of law school and travelled to the United States to learn more about ...
 
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Let's face it. Not every coffee shop is a coffice.
We have a mighty respect for freelancers. While those of us trapped in a cubicle really have nothing better to do than to get on with the work e-mails, it takes an intense amount of concentration and determination to get going instead ...
 
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A new study has examined the health benefits of caffeine.
While the downside of a caffeine overload has been well-reported, recent research suggests that drinking a few cups of coffee a day could actually have a significant health benefit.A new study from Stanford University found that caffeine could fight age-related inflammation, which ...
 
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Exchange Alley Coffee House (or EACH, as the regulars fondly call it) is the neighborhood coffee shop that laid-back Alabang needs.
It’s been about four years since specialty coffee took Manila by storm, with a handful of notable third-wave cafes steadily sprouting up all over the Metro. Don't get it confused: "Specialty" doesn't refer to “gourmet” or “premium.” It denotes a coffee-making process that is handled ...
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