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Yoko Ono's Cup and Saucer Collection for Illy Is Kind of Amazing

A new set of espresso cups and saucers to be released by Illy are so stunning and unique, they could only have been designed by one person: Yoko Ono. The collection, called “Yoko Ono: Mended Cups,” will be released alongside Ono’s upcoming show at the Museum of Modern Art.” » 5/07/15 5:20pm 5/07/15 5:20pm

Buying Guide: Gear for Better Coffee

Good coffee tastes amazing, can be a great comfort, and is fun and easy to make well with the right tools. Coffee is also good for you, having been shown to make you smarter, help you lose weight, keep you alive longer and kickstart your exercise routine. Today we’re going to knock down coffee’s barrier to entry by… » 4/16/15 3:15pm 4/16/15 3:15pm

There Should Be Two Lines at Bars: a Manifesto

As people waste our time debating how much to tip baristas (the correct amount: the small pile of coins they give back to you after your transaction is complete) and bartenders ($1 per drink), a second, much more significant beverage problem has once again been overlooked: the frustrating delays caused by people who… » 2/09/15 9:48am 2/09/15 9:48am

Dude, You Might Be Able to Get a Degree in Coffee

Get your snide remarks ready because UC Davis is mulling over a new major focusing on … coffee. Yes, coffee, the stuff that drives humans to doom and mania if they don’t get their fix first thing in the morning or that crucial hour in the afternoon. As alma maters go, I’m glad mine is front and center on this,… » 3/14/14 6:30pm 3/14/14 6:30pm

Washington's Weird Bikini Barista Culture

This past December I was sitting in a Manhattan restaurant with the rest of the Jezebel ladies for our annual staff dinner. I made an offhand comment about an acquaintance who'd once worked as a bikini barista. I might as well have said she'd once worked as a frog. "What's a 'bikini barista'?" said everyone, staring… » 2/05/14 3:01pm 2/05/14 3:01pm

You'd Rather Have Coffee Than Morning Sex

Coffee or morning sex? Because we live in modern times and have both Starbucks and Craigslist Casual Encounters, most people with internet access and a mode of transportation don't have to choose. And thank god! Because a new study indicates that if we did have to, we'd choose coffee, which would definitely result in… » 10/07/13 11:10am 10/07/13 11:10am

Coffee Milkshakes Are Turning Us All into Jittery Rhino-People

Sunday is National Coffee Day, a holiday NBC News would like to observe by telling us all that coffee drinks — our lattes and frappucinos and frothing, caramel-drizzled macchiatos — are slowly turning us into race of jittery behemoths. We will stomp around the world frantically until our hearts explode in our chests… » 9/28/13 5:45pm 9/28/13 5:45pm