Posts tagged "coffee shop"

Life Dream Status: NYC To Recreate Iconic “Friends” Coffee Shop ‘Central Perk’

As a huuuge and borderline-obsessed “Friends” fan (she says, sipping from an oversized Central Perk mug), I would have given my left ovary to hang out with Joey, Monica, Chandler, Ross, Phoebe and Rachel at their favorite coffee shop. And come September, I can have the next best thing. Warner Bros. Television Group, Warner Bros.

By: Katie Oldenburg / August 28, 2014

Watch This: A Spot-On Rundown Of The Regulars At Every Hipster Coffee Shop

This parody of all the most obnoxious customers who frequent hipster coffee shops might seem a little out there (an aged Sumatra roast is served in a desk fountain, and Michael Caine shows up at one point), but for anyone who’s ever worked at a coffee shop, you know the caricatures are painfully accurate. I…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 11, 2014

Would You Share A Coffee Cup With Everyone In Your City?

Later this month, a group of students in New York City are pioneering a new program called “Good To Go” which would reuse coffee cups around the city. The Brooklyn Roasting Company in DUMBO, a neighborhood in Brooklyn, will begin the program on April 15, when caffeine addicts can drink from a light, reusable cu…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 4, 2014

11 Most Annoying Conversations To Overhear At A Coffee Shop

Hanging out in a coffee shop is always a double-edged sword. On the upside, you get to eavesdrop on the conversations of other patrons. On the downside, you get to eavesdrop on the conversations of other patrons. When the people sitting next to you are engaged in an entertaining interaction like, say, a first date,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 27, 2014

This App Delivers Coffee Shop Sounds To Your Computer

Love working in coffee shops but spend all day in an office? There’s an app for that. Coffitivity, possibly the most brilliantly simple invention of all time, brings ambient coffee shop sounds to your laptop to help you concentrate. It also saves you the roughly $8 you would spend on a delicious frappa-blended-mumbo-jumbo-venti drink and…

By: Claire Hannum / October 17, 2013

A Love Letter To Starbucks Baristas Who Don’t Screw Up My Order

Dear Anonymous Starbucks Baristas,

I never thought that making Starbucks beverages was that complicated. Starbucks is basically fast food.  And I say this as someone who drinks at least one Starbucks beverage every single day of my life.

But apparently there is a lot that baristas think the unwashed masses don’t…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 4, 2013

Striptease With Your Latte, Sir?

I worked at a coffee shop in college. Sometimes I would throw in a free cookie to go along with a cup o’ joe for my favorite customers and they would return the favor by tipping extra. But apparently I missed out on a much bigger opportunity! At a coffee shop in Everett, Washington, the…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 25, 2009