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An attempt to replicate Jo’s Iced Turbo, the coffee drink that tames the Texas heat

On my one trip to Austin, Texas, I stuffed an unholy quantity of food and drink inside my body. But what stuck with me (psychically)—even more so than Franklin Barbecue, La Barbecue, Micklethwaith, Qui, Uchi, the half dozen migas tacos, and the blur of food trailers—was an avocado-green coffee stand on South Congress…Read more… Continue […]

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The Best Pour Over Kettle Gets Smart

Gooseneck kettles, digital and stovetop, are nothing new, but for years they were almost certainly the ugliest thing in your kitchen. Fellow changed that with their original Stagg, and then removed its stovetop limitation with the Stagg EKG. The EKG+ makes the best a little better, with app integration and…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Finally, Ceramic-Lined Travel Mugs for the Stainless Steel-Averse

Plastic should be banned, and good glass travel mug options are as rare as they are fragile, so what’s someone sensitive to the taste of stainless steel supposed to do with their on-the-go coffee? Stanley’s got you covered.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Buy Yourself an Electric Mug Warmer 

When you’re drinking a hot beverage, you want that beverage to remain hot. Of course you do! You’re a human being with needs. Sadly, it won’t—you can’t fight the second law of thermodynamics; even if you prime your cup first, eventually entropy will have its way. Eventually, you’ll take a swig of your coffee or […]

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Visit These Black Owned Coffee Shops Around the US

Worried that your local Starbucks might call the cops on you because of your race? Want to show that you care how the company treats black customers? Want to give your money to a black owned small business instead of an $83-billion corporation? Business site Shoppe Black lists 47 cafés with black owners across the…Read […]

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Perk Up With $5 Off One of Amazon’s Best-Selling Coffee Brands

All of these 2-pound bags of well-reviewed, top-selling Kicking Horse coffee are $5 off today, so you might as well stock up. You’ll save a little more when you Subscribe & Save, which as you know, can be canceled at any time after your first order ships. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Get the Closest Thing to American Coffee Around the World

International travel is a beautiful way to experience a new culture. But while I’m almost entirely all for immersing yourself in what’s local and pushing beyond your boundaries, I make an exception for coffee. Blame jet lag or the disorientation of un-caffeinated mornings in a foreign country, but when I’m abroad and…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What to Make With That Coffee You Failed to Finish

I love coffee, but my mind and body are both easily overwhelmed by caffeine, so I often find myself with a cup or so of leftover java (do people still call it that?) by the time noon rolls around. It’s usually too stale for drinking by then, but it still has its uses.Read more… Continue […]

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