PARIS (AP) — Parisians who have been cooped up for months with takeout food and coffee can savor their steak tartare in the fresh air and cobbled streets of the City of Light once more — albeit in...
Last summer, I traveled to Ireland to learn about Irish whiskey, a spirit I knew relatively little about. The Irish drink I knew better was Guinness, which I enjoyed occasionally and use to make...
HOMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A natural gas utility would pay $347,000 under a proposed settlement with Georgia regulators who found safety violations linked to a 2018 explosion that destroyed a coffee...
CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago is suing a coffee company for trademark infringement, saying its logo is nearly identical to the symbol for the city's fire department.
DETROIT (AP) — Starbucks has a point to prove: There's more to the company than selling $4 lattes to rich people.
The Seattle-based coffee giant that has cultivated a reputation for being...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new cafe culture is brewing in the San Francisco area, where a growing number of coffee houses are banishing paper to-go cups and replacing them with everything from glass...
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — Residents of Brattleboro are invited to have a cup of coffee with local police officers and discuss community issues at an informal meeting at a Brattleboro bakery....
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — With each serving of French press coffee poured delicately into a cup with steamed milk, 21-year-old Afghan refugee Fatemeh Jafari lives out a dream in her basement coffee shop...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha-based Scooter's Coffee is buying a local competitor, Crane Coffee.
Crane has eight locations in Omaha, and officials say the shops will be rebranded to Scooter's...
NEW YORK (AP) — Coffee bars selling $3 iced lattes are popping up in high schools, helped along by dairy groups scrambling for new ways to get people to drink milk.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Are robot baristas the future of South Korea's vibrant coffee culture?
Dal.komm Coffee thinks so. The company now has 45 robot-equipped outlets in shopping malls,...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story May 15 about a California cafe serving what it calls the world's most expensive coffee, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the coffee beans are organic....
At $75 a cup, “World’s Most Expensive Coffee”
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — What looks like a coffee shop at the University of Nebraska at Omaha is actually a laboratory of sorts for business students.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's Coffee By Design says it may pursue legal action over customers confused by its shared acronym with the cannabis compound CBD.
The Portland Press Herald reports the owners of the coffee roaster have owned a trademark for CBD since 2010.
Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive chemical compound found in the cannabis plant, is also known as CBD.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans coffee shop that has operated more than a century is closing, at least temporarily.
News outlets reported Morning Call closed its City Park location Sunday following a lease dispute.
Morning Call's lease at City Park ran out in 2017, and that led to a bidding war that Cafe du Monde won to take over the spot. Cafe du Monde plans to renovate the location for three months.
For the foodie on your holiday list — or just people who might appreciate a good tequila or pie pan — we offer a gift guide. It's got coffee machines, books, chocolate truffles and a fabulous tote to carry it all away.
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First, Dunkin' dropped the "Donuts" from its name. Now it's adding fancy espresso drinks to its menu.
Dunkin' says U.S. customers will be able to buy upgraded lattes, cappuccinos and other espresso-based hot and cold drinks at most of its 9,200 U.S. stores by the holiday season.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Archaeology students in Newport spent their weekend excavating beneath a local coffee shop to unearth possible artifacts.
MILAN (AP) — Will the country that gave us espresso embrace the company that gave us grande Frappucinos?
Starbucks is about to find out as it opens its first store in Italy on Friday. Residents of Milan, the city whose coffee bars inspired Howard Schultz's vision for the chain decades ago, have mostly greeted the news with a shrug.
MILAN (AP) — Starbucks is opening its first store in Italy, betting that premium brews and novelties like heated marble-topped coffee bars will win customers in a country fond of its espresso rituals.
LONDON (AP) — Coca-Cola is hoping for a caffeine-fueled boost with the acquisition of British coffee chain Costa.
The soda giant said Friday it is spending 3.9 billion pounds ($5.1 billion) in cash for Britain's biggest coffee company. Costa has more than 2,400 coffee shops in the U.K. and 1,400 others in more than 30 countries, including around 460 in China, its second-biggest market.
HOMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) — An explosion and fire destroyed a coffee shop Friday in this rural south Georgia city, seriously injuring three people and prompting a warning from city officials for residents to avoid the downtown area.
HOMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion at a Georgia coffee shop that injured three people (all times local):
Authorities say natural gas leaking into a sewer line caused an explosion that destroyed a coffee shop in rural Georgia and seriously injured three people.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — An Olympic skier and a professional snowboarder have teamed up to open a coffee shop near Lake Tahoe.
Olympic skier Travis Ganong and snowboarder Ralph Backstrom recently opened Pacific Crest Coffee in Truckee.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man has won the runner-up prize in a drawing for the multi-state Powerball jackpot.
Officials say 75-year-old Glenn Feazell, of Boyce, cashed in a ticket worth $1 million from the drawing held June 23.
CHICAGO (AP) — Go ahead and have that cup of coffee, maybe even several more. New research shows it may boost chances for a longer life, even for those who down at least eight cups daily.
In a study of nearly half-a-million British adults, coffee drinkers had a slightly lower risk of death over 10 years than abstainers.
Study Shows Coffee May Boost Longevity
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilians breathed a sigh of relief Friday after the national team scored two stoppage time goals to beat Costa Rica 2-0 at the World Cup, bringing it closer to a berth in the round of 16.
With yellow-and-green T-shirts and Brazilian flags draped over their shoulders, thousands of people across Latin America's biggest country gathered in bars, restaurants, coffee shops and public squares to watch the game on large TV screens.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A California coffee shop worker refused to serve a customer who insulted a Muslim woman wearing a niqab in a confrontation recorded on video.
The Press-Enterprise reports the clip posted online Monday was shot at a Riverside Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf.
FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska high school will soon welcome a new coffee shop on campus, created and run by students.
ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine coffee shop is now run and owned by its 17 employees in a deal with the previous owner to become a cooperative.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio county is distributing bags that deactivate prescription drugs as part of the fight against the state's opioid epidemic.
The Franklin County effort is an alternative to flushing pills or mixing them in coffee grounds or cat litter.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a new cafe where customers can enjoy coffee brewed and served by a robot barista.
The robot named Sawyer debuted this week at Henna Cafe in Tokyo's downtown business and shopping district of Shibuya. The shop's name in Japanese means "strange cafe."
The single-armed robot scans a ticket purchased from a vending machine and greets the customer.