How is it possible that in 2012 not one single Japanese-style coffee shop (Kissaten) operated in the most international city in the world? After all, we have some of the best sushi restaurants, there are over one hundred restaurants serving ramen, sake bars can be found in several neighborhoods, and ... More >>
This way-downtown burger is a paragon of juiciness. [See More 10 Bests: Eats in Carroll Gardens | Hell's Kitchen Restaurants | Doughnuts] If America had a signature dish, what would it be? I think it must be the hamburger. And who doesn't adore a juicy ground patty of beef, lamb, turkey, seafood, ... More >>
FacebookDaniel Bobis, a 32-year-old math teacher and surf team coach at Long Beach High, has gone missing while surfing in West Lampung, Indonesia, on Sunday morning. Rachel, Bobis' wife of five years, remains in Indonesia, and says that the U.S. Consulate has "been no help thus far." His boa ... More >>
The roaster itself is strangely compact at Roasting Plant Coffee When I was in California's Silicon Valley not too long ago, I couldn't help but notice that many of the coffee bars had their own roasters - blackened and ancient looking apparati whose flues snaked across ceilings. And, without getti ... More >>
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