In an attempt to demystify the sometimes vague and pretentious world of coffee, we're introducing a sporadic column that aims to clarify the confusing and define the most basic of coffee terms. It's a hard coffee world out there, and we'd love to help be your guide through it.
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Stephanie N./YelpToday's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media.1. The big piece of gossip today, which originated on a blog called DealReporter, is that Peet's is in talks to sell itself to Starbucks. Since I've just receiv ... More >>
Alfred Peet's tea legacy lives on -- in the fridge. Peet was originally from Holland, and grew up in the coffee and tea trade before opening his first store in Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto in 1966, long before there was such a thing. Now, just in time for S.F.'s fog-shrouded summer, Peet's bottled iced ... More >>