4:29 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Where Y’Eat: A New Coffee Culture Perks Up

The Brigade coffee truck sets up at a festival.
Ian McNulty

There’s a new buzz in the New Orleans coffee scene today, and it’s not just the caffeine. At a string of small, independent cafés and even at pop-up stands and roving mobile vendors, New Orleanians can experience an approach that treats coffee more like fine wine than any old commodity cup of Joe.

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5:50 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

Why Cold Brew Coffee Tastes Better

(Gregory Povey/Flickr)

Originally published on Mon August 26, 2013 3:44 pm

Cold brewed coffee has become a popular alternative to traditional iced coffee, which is brewed hot and then poured over ice.

Cold brewing is a coffee preparation method that can take up to a day, but Boston-area baristas Sal Persico and San Bellino say the results are better.

San’s ‘Hot Bloom’ Cold Brew


1 cup hot water (around 205 degrees)

7 cups cool water

1 lb of coffee, coarsely ground


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