I am a sophomore studying English and creative writing at Columbia University in New York City. In my spare time, I love to dance, explore museums, write, and experiment in the kitchen, to my friends' dismay.
There’s really nothing more soothing on a cold, winter day than a latte — especially when it’s beautifully done. And while it may take some practice to make your at-home attempt at a latte taste as good as the one from your favorite coffee shop, you can in fact make your own latte art at home,... Read more
A new study from The Atlantic proves you really do need that extra cup of coffee. (As if we needed any encouragement!) The report, which is being published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in December, shows a link between coffee consumption and reduced risk for type 2 diabetes. In... Read more
On Thursday, a popular German brewing company that gets its notoriety from Homer Simpson’s favorite beer was denied the sole right of producing Duff beer. The company, Duff Beer UG, fought to have a southern German brewing company’s Duff beer trademark declared invalid by the courts, to make them... Read more
24/7 Wall St. recently compiled a list of nine popular beers in the U.S. that have fallen by the wayside, and we were shocked at some of the classics that made the list. With new small-market, specialty beers and light beers from macro brewers rapidly improving in sales over the past few years,... Read more
Starbucks recently announced its plans to open 1,500 more cafes in the U.S. over the next five years. The expansion will boost the amount of American Starbucks cafes by about 13 percent. The company is also expanding from 18,000 cafes to 20,000 worldwide, due to growth in China, though the bulk of... Read more
First, it was the new, pricey cup of $7 coffee. Now, Starbucks is rolling out the super-premium gift card — the Starbucks Metal Card — just in time for the holidays.
The super-premium gift card will cost customers a whopping $450 to gift someone very, very special a whole lot of coffee this... Read more
We’ve heard of remedying the effects of alcohol with the hair of the dog, but we never expected something like this: a New Zealand man was cured from a vodka-induced blindness by (what else?) whiskey.
In a bizarre turn of events, Denis Duthie, 65, of New Zealand consumed vodka at an anniversary... Read more
They say there’s a price to pay for beauty. Turns out, it may come in the form of one really pungent drink.
Some restaurants have recently begun offering shots of vinegar juice as a skin-boosting beverage, the New York Daily News reports. Apple cider vinegar has many alleged health benefits, the... Read more