Brew Guide: French Press

The French Press creates a hearty and flavorful brew. It is less involved than the pour over, and less flashy than the Aeropress, but a staple in any coffee aficionado’s arsenal. A kitchen without a french press is a little like the Lone Ranger without Silver, or Frodo without the ring. Still good, just missing…

Brew Guide: Loose Leaf Teas

Brewing the perfect cup of tea is much more easy than you think. There is no right or wrong way to brew a cup of tea whereas for coffee, there are specific techniques to make it better. With tea, your palate is the guide for brewing. Here is a simple guide to follow when brewing…

The Lovely Lady

Tea and alcohol… It doesn’t get any better than this! I have recently been obsessed with making tea drinks and this Earl Grey Tea Cocktail is amazing. If you are looking for a tasty and healthy cocktail, this is the one for you. Coming just in time for the new year, the combination of these…

Coffee Cocktails: Irish Winter

Coffee, Kahlua, and Irish whiskey? I mean does it really get better than that? The Irish winter may be my new favorite holiday drink. It is easy to make and even easier to sip. The original recipe calls for Kahlua Coffee Cream liqueur but it cycles in and out of most stores and can be…

December’s Coffee

It’s beginning to look a lot like christmas! Snow is falling, reindeer are prancing and Jack Frost is nipping at your nose. Ok, well maybe not all of those things are happening here in San Diego, but it was below 70 yesterday so that’s about as close to a white Christmas as we will get….

Lanna Coffee Co.

“Coffee with a mission” Not only is their coffee great, so is their mission. In the jungles of Thailand, local villagers had been controlled by poverty and drug cartels. Richard and Marlene Mann in 1959 decided they wanted to help. They started coffee farms in 40 different villages that are now 100% owned and sustained by…

Dark Horse Coffee Roasters

“Relax it’s just Coffee” Dark Horse, they are one fun group of coffee lovers located in sunny San Diego. They started only four short years ago with a simple mission in mind. To serve single origin, fair trade coffee in its truest form. They have quickly established themselves as one of the go to coffee…

December Teas

Alright, our Christmas box has been sent out and is ready for review! We hope you all are enjoying the tea we put in the December box. With caramel, winter chai, and vanilla flavors all your Christmas craving will be satisfied. Featuring Point Loma Tea: Vanilla Black Point Loma Tea has been a part of…

Holiday Drinking

What teas to drink when the holidays are getting the best of you…