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  • Former Walmart Executive Named CEO of Boyer Coffee Co. Could an American...
  • Coffee Closes In: Young People Starting to Choose Coffee Over Soda
  • he Local Gourmet: Rochester Coffee Roaster Among Finalists in 2013 Good...
  • Orange Espresso Frappe Recipe
  • Preliminary Participants for Coffee Fest's 2013 Eastern Region Competition
  • The Dirty Truth: Why You Need to Descale
  • Gaggia Brera Espresso Machine: What's Brewing #61
  • Treat Yourself! Skinny Latte
  • Milk Froth-Off: Milk Froth Comparison for a Cappuccino
  • Time is Coffee: Paying for Minutes at the Clockface Cafe
  • Research Suggests Coffee May Lower Risk of Depression
  • Coffee and Tea in Harmony?
  • How to Make a Funky Monkey Latte
  • Martinis and More
  • 12 Steps to Latte Art
  • Espresso Machines Gone Wild
  • Heir to the Throne: The Saeco Royal HD8930

    If you didn't already know, people who love their espresso and coffee drinks really love their espresso and coffee drinks. Their allegiance to machine manufactures is equally as strong as well. Best sellers become that way because they fit a need and a want for a broad range of people. However,...

  • Out of the Jungle and Into Your Kitchen

    I like to compare the Saeco Intelia Focus espresso machine to Jaguars… Like the Jaguar, the Saeco Intelia Focus is beautiful, shiny and smart, as you can see in any of these pictures.  It also likes to keep itself clean (like the Jaguar). The Intelia brews using a 15 bar pump and features a...

  • Could big business be running your local coffee shop?

    Please excuse the lengthy title, and I dont expect many of you to be particularly familiar with the Harris Hoole coffee chain, but dont worry, you will be. Coffee culture is as big a part of society in the UK as it is here in the States, and similarly, theres no shortage of coffee drama in...

  • The Overthrow of Soda

    Coffee and Soda, I’ve written about them before, and probably will again because I’ve found that tea pertaining to coffee has a tendency to now and again coincide with what’s going on in the world of soda. It would be hard for anyone to deny that coffee has become increasingly more popular in the...

  • Not Your Average Joe: Local Roaster Chosen As Finalist in 2013 Good Food Awards

    The results of this year’s Good Food Awards were a pleasant surprise for us Rochester, NY residents, with our very own Joe Bean Coffee Roasters’  Nicaragua Don Roger direct trade coffee being selected as one of 15 finalists in the coffee category. For those of you who didn’t know, the Good Food...

  • A Zing of Citrus With This Espresso Drink

    Morgan shows you how to make an Orange Espresso Frappe on the Gaggia Classic semi-automatic espresso machine. Adding orange zest to the espresso grounds before brewing gives this refreshing recipe a unique twist. Gaggia Classic: http://www.wholelattelove.com/Gaggia/classic.cfm

  • Eastern Region Coffeehouses Slug It Out

    The names are in! 14 coffee houses have been selected to participate in the preliminary round of the America's Best Coffeehouse Competition for the Eastern Region. The competition is one of many events under the umbrella of Coffee Fest, which is a series of specialty coffee events and tradeshows that originated back in 1992.

  • The Dirty Truth: Why You Need to Descale

    Descaling your espresso machine is a very important step in machine maintenance. Scale build-up inside the boiler, caused by minerals in your water, can create a number of problems affecting your machine. Find descaling products here: https://www.wholelattelove.com/parts_care.cfm?cid=28&scid=69&

  • Small & Compact, Big on Results: The Gaggia Brera

    The Gaggia Brera is a fully equipped super-automatic espresso machine. Coffee aroma, strength, and volume are all customizable; additionally, the ceramic grinder takes advantage of the Gaggia Adapting System to adjust the rpm and guarantee the correct quantity of coffee grounds. Gaggia Brera...

  • New Year's Resolution: Get Skinny with Your Latte!

    With the New Year comes new goals and like many, I’m aiming to get fit and drop a few pounds. For me, it‘s all about making exercise a priority and changing my diet to opt for healthier versions of the things I consume on a regular basis. This year, I’ve started off in full force at the gym and...

  • Milk Conspiracy: The truth behind the Milk you Froth

    Controversial topic: What type of milk works best in a cappuccino? Watch the milk froth-off as we compare soy, skim, 1%, % ad whole milk. What type of milk do you prefer in a cappuccino? See the Gaggia Brera here: http://www.wholelattelove.com/Gaggia/gaggia_brera_blk.cfm

  • Time is Coffee: Paying for Minutes at the Clockface Cafe

    Anybody with a latte habit can tell you how expensive it can get, but what if you didn’t have to pay for your coffee, just your time? Russian entrepreneur Ivan Meetin turned this concept into a reality with his chain of cafes where people are charged based on how long they spend in the cafe and...

  • Drink Your Depression Away with Coffee

    For people relying on caffeinated beverages to make it through the day, the choice between coffee and soda may have just become even more cut and dry. A press release from the American Academy of Neurology outlines the findings of a study authored by Dr. Honglei Chen, MD, PHD that suggests the...

  • Coffee and Tea In Harmony?

    Could it be? Is it possible? Coffee and tea can be counted among the many topics that divide us in our everyday lives. Like Macs or PCs, or boxers or briefs, coffee and tea tend to ignite fiery passionate love in us for one, and utter loathing for the other. But does it really have to be this way?...

  • Go Bannas's For the Funky Monkey Latte

    Marc and Morgan show you how to make a Funky Monkey Latte! Ingredients: 1 shot of espresso steamed milk 1 oz. chocolate syrup 1 oz. Going Bananas syrup 1 oz. rum Buy syrups here: http://www.wholelattelove.com/Stirling/stirling_flavoredsyrup.cfm Jura ENA Micro 9:...

  • Espresso Shaken, Not Stirred Please

    Iced, shaken, straight up or on the rocks, the Coffee Martini is here to stay. Mixologists may have thought the Coffee Martini was just a passing trend, but the smooth mix of fresh brewed espresso with vodka and dry vermouth is going to stick around. Of course there are variations –...

  • New 12 Step Program: Learn Latte Art

    Considered by coffee enthusiasts around the world as the crowning touch, latte art is steadily emerging as the ultimate ending to a perfectly prepared espresso drink. For many years, barista competitions were limited to simply skills and techniques, but as we learned from professional barista...

  • Espresso Machines Gone Wild

    Here's your chance to catch up on the latest lineup of unique, strange and utterly unbelievable espresso machines. While I can't speak for their brewing and frothing capabilities, these machines will definitely stand out in the crowd. Earthy Espresso While most espresso...



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