Tag Archive 'london_coffee'

Eighteenth-Century Coffee-House Culture

Posted by TheShot on 31 Oct 2007 | Filed under: Beans, Café Society, Fair Trade

Today’s London Times published something of a book review of a new four-volume series, Eighteenth-Century Coffee-House Culture (Markman Ellis, editor): Smell the coffee – Times Online. It’s a long-winded article. But compared to the British tolerance for long-winded, academic tomes (it clocks in at a whopping 1,840 pages), the article is a walk in the […]

Time Out London – Eating & Drinking Awards winners 2007 – Best Coffee Bar

Posted by TheShot on 20 Sep 2007 | Filed under: Fair Trade, Foreign Brew, Quality Issues

Time Out London just announced their votes for the best London area coffee bars for 2007: Time Out Eating & Drinking Awards winners – Features – Eating-and-drinking-awards-2007 – Time Out London. They named Fernandez & Welles as London’s finest this year — followed by Bullet, Flat White (pretty much Southern Hemisphere for café com leite), […]

U.K. Business: Waking up to smell the coffee

Posted by TheShot on 27 Aug 2006 | Filed under: Café Society, Consumer Trends, Foreign Brew, Starbucks

Ten years ago in London, Starbucks was a complete no-name. Today London has more Starbucks than Manhattan Island, according to an article in today’s Scotland on Sunday: Scotland on Sunday – Business – Waking up to smell the coffee. Not too shabby for a traditional tea town. Point is that the rampant growth of the […]