What do you buy the coffee snob who has everything? You know – that person on your list who doesn’t just LOVE coffee but is really, really extra about it. I mean, chances are they already have an at-home coffee setup that rivals your favorite coffee shop. And if you’re NOT a coffee snob, some of that equipment might look like it belongs in a science lab more than someone’s kitchen – it’s all very confusing. But put down the coffee-scented lip balm and coffee-scented candle: you can do better! We’ve brewed up the perfect list of gifts for coffee snobs that they’ll actually use. These are the perfect items for your favorite coffee snob to take along when they travel, whether it’s a business trip, a camping excursion, or a weekend getaway. So pour yourself a cup and settle in while we help you cross this difficult gift off your holiday shopping list.
We’re San Francisco coffee snobs. Like, if it isn’t single-origin specialty coffee roasted to absolute perfection and brewed to order using a system of convoluted scientific-looking objects made out of glass and wood that takes at least 15 minutes longer than necessary to create, we just won’t drink it. We asked a local barista friend for his list of the 10 best coffee shops in San Francisco that are up to our snobby standards. Bonus FREE map included!
Winter in Copenhagen, Denmark is a Christmas dream: hearty stews, warm spiced wine, crackling roasts, and festive Christmas Markets cover the city. Danish food is at its best during Jul (Danish Christmas). From sweet pickled herring to apple pancake puffs, the holiday food in Copenagen is unique and absolutely delicious.
Lima, Peru is the top foodie destination in the world , and it’s fortunately located in a continent – and a country – known for growing high quality coffee. Our list of the best third wave coffee shops in Lima, Peru is a labor of love (and many very jittery afternoons).
I love coffee. Having lived in the Bay Area for the past seven years (minus the past year of backpacking), I can safely say I’m a coffee snob. I’m not so bad as to swirl a mug and say something like “There’s notes of pencil… [read more]