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Coffee Reviews and Features

One of the most popular beverages in the world, coffee is thought to have originated in Ethiopia. The caffeinated brew spread rapidly across the Arab world beginning in the fifteenth century, up the Italian boot to Europe and beyond. Check out our reviews of the best coffee beans and drinks, espresso machines, books and coffee houses.


Carta Coffee is quality, 100% Kona coffee

Carta Coffee
It's not just your average run-of-the-mill coffee. Started by a former winemaker, Carta Coffee is produced from small batch, hand-harvested beans in Kona, Hawaii. Similar to wine, no two batches are exactly the same, but each promises a true taste of the island.

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The KitchenAid Pro Line Series Espresso Maker in candy apple red, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Espresso Machines

Top 10 Espresso Machines
Whether you're an experienced barista or an espresso-making novice, GAYOT has selected the best machines for brewing at home.

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Instant coffee gets a liquid makeover with Barnie's CoffeeKitchen Pronto!

Barnie's CoffeeKitchen Pronto!
Instant coffee tends to have a bad rap when it comes to taste, which is why these liquid coffee sticks are a game changer. They come in a range of yummy flavors.

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Hipster haven Intelligentsia in L.A. neighborhood Silver Lake
Top 10 Coffee Houses
Find the best spots for fresh brew near you.

Top 10 Coffee Houses in LA

Top 10 Coffee Houses in SF

Top 10 Coffee Houses in NY
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