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Acme Coffee Cups: An Icon as Plain as Can Be July 14, 2014


If there’s a lesson to be learned from the Looney Tunes Road Runner animated cartoons it’s this: A-C-M-E spells doom.

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James Hoffmann Preaches New Gospel at Ace Hotel Coffee Shop November 30, 2013


News that the new Ace Hotel in London’s Shoreditch would be setting up its resident coffee shop in collaboration with Square…

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Espresso Salvation, 443 FT from British Museum May 11, 2013


With a gleaming white La Marzocco FB80 espresso machine for an altar and a pop-up tent for a canopy, barista Gennaro Di Mattia…

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The Insider’s Iced Coffee Even the Insiders Don’t Know About May 30, 2012


Seconds after giving a long hello hug to my dear mother I raced to the Chelsea location of Blue Bottle Coffee,…

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CoffeeSaturday Falls Back in Love With Cappuccino January 18, 2012


When one great London coffee shop dared another great London coffee shop to park its espresso cart on its premises everyone’s…

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No Coat, No Table December 27, 2011


My wife, our baby and I were patiently waiting fourth, fifth and fifth-and-a-quarter on the line to place an order at the…

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Dutch Designer Marcel Wanders Out-Geeked by Blanch & Shock at Galleria Illy November 28, 2011


Only a fool tries to upstage Marcel Wanders by out-smiling, out-dressing, out-tanning, out-hairing or out-flirting the tall, dark and handsome Dutch designer….

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Belgian Chef Viki Geunes Lays It All Out on The Table at Galleria Illy September 26, 2011


“Spain,” Belgian chef Viki Geunes told a group of London foodies at the Galleria Illy, “is more technique and less product….

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A Correlation Amongst the Quality of the Coffee, the Cookie & the Conversation September 5, 2011


[oqeygallery id=20] The reasonably safe premise behind my CoffeeSaturday pop-up series was that there would be a correlation between the quality…

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Killing Time & Lovely Coffee at Monmouth Maltby St May 14, 2011


One week ago I asserted that devouring a St John Bakery custard doughnut was the best thing to do on a…

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