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Starbucks opens first store in Colombia, land of coffee

People walk past the first Starbucks to open in Bogota, Colombia, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. The three-floor coffee house in Bogota is the first of 50 that the Seattle-based company plans to open here in the next five years. AP

US chain Starbucks Wednesday opened its first cafe in Colombia — a world famous coffee exporter — apparently unafraid it will be like selling sand at the beach.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Trite, confusing menu–but the coffee is very good

REFINERY interiors

The coffee is really good. I’d like to get that out of the way and down on paper first thing, because I believe in focusing on the positive.

Posted: June 5th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Food,Headlines | Read More »

Luxury coffee all around the metro–we take our pick


In the past few months, we have seen some of the best coffee bars in Makati enter the market: Yardstick and The Curator in Legaspi Village; Toby’s Estate and Commune in Salcedo Village; and just last week, Refinery at Rockwell.

Posted: May 29th, 2014 in Columns,Food | Read More »

Coffee fungus raising prices for high-end blends

In this Feb. 9, 2013, file photo, small coffee producer Hector Perez show coffee beans damaged by the roya fungus in San Gaspar Vivar, Guatemala. The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to help Central American farmers fight a devastating coffee disease _ and to keep the price of your morning cup down. A fungus called coffee rust has already caused more than $1 billion in damage across the Latin American region. It is especially deadly to Arabica coffee, the bean that makes up most high-end, specialty coffees, and it is already affecting the price of some of those coffees in the United States. AP

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to help Central American farmers fight a devastating coffee disease — and hold down the price for a cup of coffee.

Posted: May 19th, 2014 in Latest Stories | Read More »

Perky hot chocolate

PERKY Hot Chocolate

We all have our own favorite breakfast drink. I know of a few people who say they can’t function in the morning without their cup of coffee. Others prefer tea, while still others would rather have hot chocolate.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Food,Headlines | Read More »