Sidewalk tables and chairs outside a Caffe Nero espresso bar in London

Your Guide To British Coffee Culture

British coffee culture is much less hampered by tradition than it is elsewhere in Europe. This has allowed them to ride current trends and more deftly adapt to a changing landscape, placing them at the forefront of the artisanal coffee revolution in Europe.

A shiny glass Chemex sitting on a kitchen counter

A Guide To Cleaning Your Chemex

As cool as it looks, the Chemex’s hourglass shape can make it challenging to clean. Here are some tips to keep that glass sparking.

A macchiato from Stumptown Coffee Roasters

What Is A Macchiato?

The Italian word macchiato means “stained” or “marked.” This could mean an espresso stained with just a touch of milk, or milk stained with just a touch of espresso.

Daisy del Carmen Reyes of San Carlos II Cooperative checks out a plant loaded with mature coffee beans in Oscicala, Morazan, El Salvador.

The Types Of Coffee Beans You Should Know About

Four types of coffee beans are currently sold on the world markets: Arabica, Robusta, Liberica, and Excelsa. Bright Arabica is the coffee that’s used most. Hearty Robusta is also popular.

A shattered coffee cup in the final scene of the movie The Usual Suspects

11 Of The Best Coffee Scenes From Movies

We encourage coffee scenes in movies whenever they can be squeezed into the script. Here, movie podcaster Jordan Bowman rounds up his 11 favorites.

French roast coffee beans

What Is French Roast Coffee?

The English came up with the name, and it has nothing to do with where the beans were grown. Here’s all you need to know about French roast coffee.

Coffee jitters

Coffee Jitters And How To Stop Them

Most coffee drinkers have had the unpleasant experience of going a bit too far with the caffeine. Once you’ve crossed that line, here’s how you can get back.