Forget Decaf–You Need Some Triple-Shot Macchiato Faith

I enjoy few creature comforts more than one of those hand-crafted, artisanal coffee drinks that have suddenly taken over America (that’s Louisville’s excellent Quills Coffee to the left). If you’re at a local coffeeshop or a Starbucks, you can be sure that you will hear someone order a very complex drink. Often said person is [Read More…]

Shooting Sacred Evangelical Cows: Coffee, Again

A few quick words of reply to the conversation that has surfaced over my post a few days about coffee. There are nearly 15,000 Starbucks locations worldwide.  5000 Dunkin’ Donuts in the US.  This is to say nothing of Caribou Coffee, Tim Hortons, and local coffee houses.  Clearly, coffee is no longer a boutique product.  [Read More…]

Shooting Sacred Evangelical Cows: Coffee Drinking

It’s time to resurrect a little series I did a little while back: Shooting Sacred Evangelical Cows.  This time, my target is something I’ll call “poseur coffee drinking.”  It’s a makeshift title, I admit, but I think you’ll see that it has merit. From where does this latest installment of SSEC proceed, you ask?  Here’s [Read More…]