Coffee

A barista pours steamed milk in a cup of Blue Bottle coffee. (CBS)

Look Inside Blue Bottle Brewing Process Reveals Frontier Of Craft Iced Coffee Movement

In the shadow of the Golden Gate Bridge, and the 4 Points Brewery, the beer is being crowded out by a growing trend, craft coffee that you can now buy at Whole Foods market.

11/28/2014

soda, soft drinks

Store On Oakland/Berkeley Border Narrowly Avoids Sugary Beverage Tax

Shoppers at a store on the border of Oakland and Berkeley has missed a new tax on sugary beverages by inches.

11/06/2014

Chinese leader Mao Zedong is seen on a teapot for sale at a vendor's stand at a market on September 7, 2014 in Beijing, China. Chairman Mao, a Communist revolutionary and founding father of the People's Republic of China, led the country until his death September 9, 1976.Mao's ideology, though at times controversial, still wields influence over the leadership of modern China.  (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Narsai David: Much To Learn At Xiamen, China’s International Tea Forum

Narsai’s recent trip to Xiamen, China’s International Tea Forum was an eye-opening experience that goes to show there’s so much to learn about the drink that predates coffee by centuries.

10/31/2014

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11 Insulting Tweets #SFGiants Fans Can Use To Annoy Kansas City Royals

San Francisco towers above Kansas City in so many comparisons, from our SF Giants baseball team to our food. KC has Russell Stover chocolate, we have Ghirardelli. They gave us Burt Bacharach, we gave the world Metallica. They have Folgers, we have Peets. Here are 11 ways the Bay is better.

10/24/2014

The 'Vessyl' cup offers users nutritional data on whatever is poured into it. (CBS)

Vessyl ‘Smart Cup’ Knows What’s Poured Into It, Helps Users Track Nutrition Data

A San Francisco company has created a cup that knows what’s poured into it.

10/06/2014

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Travel On A Budget This Labor Day Weekend

Here are some helpful tips to keep costs down while enjoying a safe and enjoyable trip over the Labor Day weekend.

08/20/2014

Blue Bottle Coffee Co.'s New Orleans-style Iced Coffee will be available at grocery stores nationwide. (photo via Bluebottlecoffee.com)

Rest Of Nation Gets A Taste For Bay Area’s Blue Bottle Iced Coffee

Residents in the Bay Area have long known of the quality of Blue Bottle coffee, but now the rest of the country is starting to get a taste with their New Orleans-style Iced Coffee available in stores across the country.

08/01/2014

beers

EYE ON THE BEER: Coffee Beers More Common, Lagunitas, Ruhstaller, and Speakeasy Breweries All High On The List

Coffee and beer are my two favorite beverages, and these three beers combine the two incredibly complex and rich flavors in such skillful and tasty ways that it’s impossible to choose a winner from these three stouts and porters brewed with coffee.

07/18/2014

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Starbucks Raises Prices Drink Prices Again

The Seattle-based chain also raised prices on some of the drinks sold in its cafes a year ago. The latest hikes don’t seem to be driven purely by the surging bean costs that have pressured other coffee sellers to raise prices, however, since Starbucks has said it already locked in its coffee contracts for the rest of this fiscal year and much of the next.

06/23/2014

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Starbucks To Offer Wireless Smartphone Charging Pads In San Francisco Locations

Soon you may not have to fumble or fight for a power outlet to charge your phone at your neighborhood Starbucks. Starbucks and Duracell say they are rolling out Powermat wireless charging devices in stores in San Francisco.

06/11/2014

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