Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Post Profile

We sure hope your morning coffee tastes better than this

My Starbucks bugbear: the coffee just sucks. Really badly. America and Japan are among the world’s leading innovators. So why can’t they figure out a cup of coffee? Caffeine fiends everywhere are in uproar because Starbucks revealed it uses insects to colour food and drinks. That wasn’t a typo. Insects. But that doesn’t bug me. I’m in uproar because Starbucks is Starbucks, and, as such, its coffee tastes like run-off from an overweight Greco-Roman wrestler’s spandex after a spin class.
read more


Starbucks Japan Shakes Up Summer With Coffee Jelly Frappuccino

Technology / Gadgets : Inventor Spot (5 years ago)

Coffee Jelly Frappuccino is coming back on the menu at Starbucks Japan, just in time for another hot, humid Tokyo summer! Starbucks bills this cool, caffeinated treat as "Coffee To Eat", but doing so through a straw really, er, suck... Read Post

Good News, Caffeine Fiends! Coffee Makes You Happy (Because Of Dopamine, Not The Taste)

Health : Blisstree: Feel (2 years ago)

Today's caffeine communiqué brings good news for coffee lovers: Apparently, your daily cup o' joe makes you happier–and not just because it tastes good. It was already known that caffeine indirectly boosts dopamine transmission (the... Read Post

A Cadre of Coffee Gifts for Caffeine Fiends [Gift Guide 2010]

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo (4 years ago)

Good coffee is easier to get a hold of than ever, and it's not so crazy anymore to obsess over every cup. Here's some gifts for certified coffee dorks, or the coffee curious, ready to ditch Starbucks for something better. More » Read Post

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC