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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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The Nespresso Pixie Espresso Maker is super easy-to-use

Nespresso Pixie Espresso Maker
We've tried so many espresso machines, from high-end to old-school low-end, but this little Pixie maker remains a perennial favorite. No matter which flavor pod you order, you'll be more than happy with the result.

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Barista Prima Decaf Coffee
Barista Prima Decaf K-Cups
A good decaf can be hard to find. If you miss the full-bodied taste of regular coffee - but cannot handle the jitters - these decaf Italian Roast K-Cups may be for you.


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Hipster haven Intelligentsia in L.A. neighborhood Silver Lake
Top 10 Coffee House Lists
Check out our selections of the best coffee houses.

Top 10 Coffee Houses in LA

Top 10 Coffee Houses in SF

Top 10 Coffee Houses in NY

COFFEE REVIEWS


Molokai Muleskinner Coffee

Singing Dog Vanilla Organic Vanilla Coffee

Silver Bean Coffee Costa Rica La Alianza

Starbucks Reserve Sun-Dried Ethiopia Harrar

Wolfgang Puck Iced Coffee


COFFEE BOOKS


Coffee Love: 50 Ways to Drink Your Java

Coffee: Scrumptious Drinks and Treats

Complete Idiot's Guide to Coffee & Tea


COFFEE MAKERS AND ACCESSORIES


Nespresso Pixie Espresso Maker

Flavia Fusion Drink Station

Foam Deluxe

illy Francis Francis X7 iperEspresso Machine

Nespresso Pixie Espresso Maker

TASSIMO Suprema Hot Beverage System by Bosch


COFFEE FEATURES


Coffee Culture is Commemorated at Le Méridien's Istanbul Hotel

Tea Cappuccino Debuts at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Championing Coffee: The Surprising Health Benefits of Your Morning Brew

Kona Coffee: A Top Quality Export

Silver Bean Coffee Costa Rica La Alianza

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