Human Stories, Boldly Told
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An American abroad discovers the strange art of Turkish coffee.
A brief history of the Anthora, New York City’s iconic blue-and-white coffee cup, and a writer’s quest to get her hands around one.
An Ethiopian immigrant reaches out to Washington, D.C., with the sweet-scented incense and hand-roasted beans of one of the world's oldest coffee ceremonies.
In the foggy hills of the northern Philippines, committed and courageous harvesters reach into the unlikeliest of places to produce some of the world’s most coveted coffee.
New York’s professional coffee connoisseurs say what they really think about pouring, pricing, and waking up with the roosters to keep you cool, calm and caffeinated.
Meet two New Yorkers named Sam with a plan to radically alter your coffeehouse experience.
In an age of pour-over pretention and venti half-caf caramel macchiatos, a love letter to the mind-jolting, tongue-burning, time-killing power of a regular old cuppa joe.
New York’s foremost java expert explains how we got to $5 single-brews and $75-a-pound beans, and just where the heck we’re going next.