Chai-based drinks are found on many cafe menus. But how did they get there and how have they changed over time? We talk with Dawn Lewis and track the evolution of chai in coffee shops.
Coffee pricing is a complex issue—Torque Coffee looks to build equity through a simple, proportional pricing model.
Matcha’s umami flavor profile and versatility have made it a coffeeshop staple — here’s everything you need to know.
Defining and preventing threats to barista wellness.
The Specialty Coffee Association Expo floor was full of new gadgets and tools: here are some of our favorites.
We’re taught that a coffee’s flavor is directly related to its age. Let’s re-examine the idea of freshness in coffee and our responsibility to old or aged-out coffees.
A farmer on his way home from the market in Thiotte, Haiti. Photo by David Dávila In 1804, the world’s first Black republic won its independence from France. Haiti is the only country born of a successful slave revolution. From the first day of its existence, its leaders defied world powers by abolishing slavery and … Continue reading HAITI: A STORY OF REVOLUTION & INSPIRATION AT ORIGIN
Although dozens of nationalities claim a coffee culture centered around a cezve or ibrik, the concentrated, unfiltered brew is perhaps best known as Turkish coffee, and a growing number of specialty coffee professionals are rediscovering the method’s potential.
While this year’s holiday season may look different, the joy of giving lives on. Here, we’ve curated a selection of products for the coffee or tea lover in your life (or yourself!). From subscription boxes to boozy (and booze-free) add-ins, these products are sure to spread much-needed holiday cheer.
In the past few years, consumer interest for wellness beverages has spiked immensely and turmeric has become a daily go-to superfood for many. One Stripe Chai founder Farah Jesani writes about embracing “haldi doodh,” because, in 2020, representation matters.