The United States of Coffee Chains

Big shocker here: according to Flowing Data's map of U.S. coffee chains, Starbucks dominates across the entire U.S., and Dunkin Donuts has a massive foothold on the East Coast. Apparently that stereotype about Boston residents loving their DD is true. » 3/18/14 10:00am 3/18/14 10:00am

Urgent NYC Coffee Subway Map Update: Brooklyn and Queens Now Included!

New Yorkers had a great time giggling at a new sort of subway map earlier this month. It looked just like the regular subway map only, instead of the real stops, the New York City Coffee map showed the best coffee shop found at each of those locations—unless that stop happened to be in Brooklyn or Queens. » 2/17/14 2:00pm 2/17/14 2:00pm

Keurig 2.0 Brews the 30oz Serving You Really Want

A Keurig is great when you want a single, solitary cup of coffee, but how many caffeine fiends do you know who stop after the first cup? Green Mountain Coffee Roasters' newest Keurig finally acknowledges the serving size most of us are used to, with a machine that brews a 30 ounce carafe. » 1/29/14 11:20am 1/29/14 11:20am

How to Make the World’s Most Expensive Cup of Coffee

According to a 2013 survey, over eighty three percent of Americans drink coffee in the morning and the average citizen drinks multiple cups per day. Between the dark brew, the flavored lattes, the frozen caffeinated treats, and the whirling gadgets, coffee is now a thirty billion dollar industry. Coffee is big business … » 1/27/14 8:15am 1/27/14 8:15am

This Architect-Designed Kettle Keeps Coffee Piping Hot and Looking Cool

There's a reason ancient tea-drinking cultures made ornate cast-iron kettles: They're beautiful and functional, keeping brewed beverages at the right temperature for hours of soothing warmth. Copenhagen-based Norm Architects put this historic inspiration into the Thermo Kettle Jug to make a carafe that's both pretty… » 1/15/14 5:00pm 1/15/14 5:00pm

Pouring creamer into coffee in slow motion looks intergalactic

The beautiful Milky Way is above us and around us but is also actually in our coffee cups too. What? Just watch Modernist Cuisine pour creamer into coffee in super slow motion, it's like watching another galaxy form or something. Life should have a slow motion mode so we can appreciate the little things. » 12/04/13 8:25pm 12/04/13 8:25pm

The Kitchen Gadgets Worth Your Money

In case you haven't noticed, we love gadgets around here. In fact, our list of our favorite kitchen gear quickly became far too long for a single article, so we're splitting it in half. We present to you our favorite Kitchen Gadgets, and stay tuned in the near future for our favorite Cooking Gear. As always, we can't… » 11/09/13 11:14am 11/09/13 11:14am

The Scientifically Best Time to Drink Coffee

Ever wonder what the best time is to drink your coffee? You probably know it is not a good idea to drink part of your daily dose of caffeine in the afternoon. Especially for those who have problems sleeping. But, do you ever drink your coffee and feel like it just didn’t work? » 11/07/13 8:30am 11/07/13 8:30am