Tag: coffee

The Subsecreto’s Out

| April 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
The Subsecreto’s Out

Over the weekend of St. Patrick’s day, I spent the day exploring Charlotte, and happened to stumble upon the coffee shop that would soon be my favorite. Subsecreto is located directly across the street from UNC Charlotte Center City campus, an unmissable black-brick building with a signature gold snake dawning the brick above the door. […]

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Starbucks Secret Menu Review

| February 23, 2018 | 0 Comments
Starbucks Secret Menu Review

Due to my newfound coffee love, I have been eager to try every item on the menu at Starbucks. I also enjoy festivities, so with that being said, I HAD to get a Valentine’s Day drink off of the secret menu this week. When I stumbled upon the “Love Bean Frappuccino”, I instantly fell in […]

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Wellington, New Zealand’s Coffee Culture

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Wellington, New Zealand’s Coffee Culture

Coffee from Wellington, New Zealand is something I hold near and dear to my heart. Even on the windiest days and running late for uni, I would stop by a small café called “Jack’s Bakery” for a flat white. Many of us would probably give little thought of the coffee-making process, but luckily Wellington is […]

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Five Reasons Why You Should Eat At Coffee Cone Cafe Today!

| February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Five Reasons Why You Should Eat At Coffee Cone Cafe Today!

Have you ever had a craving for something sweet? If you are a human than your answer should be yes. Coffee Cone Cafe is the perfect spot to settle your sweet tooth. Located right outside of campus on University City Boulevard (by Arby´s and 7 Eleven), Coffee Cone Cafe is extremely convenient for our students […]

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Thirsty Thursday: chocolate and coffee cravings

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: chocolate and coffee cravings

There are some days where you can’t decide between a cup of coffee or a chocolate bar. The best way to satisfy that craving is by combing the two into a perfect coffee and chocolate latte or punch. Café Mocha Latte You will need: One and a half cup full of half-and-half Two tablespoons of […]

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Thirsty Thursday: k-cups

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: k-cups

Lately I have been obsessed with my new Keurig and have not been able to stop purchasing and testing out new K-Cups. I am one of those people that goes to Starbucks on the daily, which has not been very friendly to my wallet. When I received my Keurig, there was a pack of 12 […]

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OP-ED: The third wave coffee movement prioritizes overall quality of experience over speedy service

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
OP-ED: The third wave coffee movement prioritizes overall quality of experience over speedy service

Friends don’t let friends drink Starbucks. I am here to be your friend and explain why you should ditch your daily skinny, no whip, extra shot vanilla latte and, instead, think before you drink. There is a whole world of coffee to explore and by settling into the Starbucks routine, you are missing out on […]

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Thirsty Thursday: the poor man’s mocha

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: the poor man’s mocha

On a cold and dreary morning, it may be hard to decide rather you want to reach for a smooth and sweet cup of hot cocoa or a bold and robust cup of java. Why, not have both? This cheap drink, known as the Poor Man’s Mocha, combines the comforting taste of hot chocolate along […]

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Thirsty Thursday: vanilla latte

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: vanilla latte

Vanilla lattes are a favorite among many when hitting up a coffee shop. However, spending $3 to $4 on them every day really adds up. As a college student, I’m always looking for ways to do things myself to save a few extra dollars. With this recipe, you’ll be able to get your latte fix […]

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Drink of the week: vanilla macchiato

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Drink of the week: vanilla macchiato

Starbucks has introduced a new flavor to their macchiato collection: vanilla. The macchiato is made with steamed milk, a shot of espresso (or two, depending on the size) with vanilla syrup and finished with vanilla drizzle on top. The drink is available both hot and iced. Personally, I enjoy the iced version the best, but […]

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Jackson’s Java review: From lattes to ice cream, they have it all

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Jackson’s Java review: From lattes to ice cream, they have it all

Being a lover of Starbucks, sometimes it is difficult to go to a different coffee shop out of your comfort zone and try something new since you are used to the same drink time after time. Recently I tried Jackson’s Java located next to Harris Teeter on WT Harris Blvd. Not only do they have delicious drinks, […]

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Drink of the week: skinny vanilla latte

| February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Drink of the week: skinny vanilla latte

Everyone loves a good latte now and again (or sometimes everyday), but lattes can really add up in calories. If you made a New Year’s resolution to lose some weight, your coffee drinks may actually be rendering your strict diet and gym routine obsolete. Some lattes can come in at about 400 to 500 calories […]

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Drink of the week: caramel flan latte

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Drink of the week: caramel flan latte

Recently, Starbucks released a new latte called the caramel flan latte. As a regular at Starbucks, I was surprised to find they had introduced a new latte to their menu. In a brave moment, I decided to try it. It was deliciously sweet. When I decided to try it, I had no idea what flan was, I […]

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Drink of the week: Starbucks doubleshot

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Drink of the week: Starbucks doubleshot

Recently I went to Starbucks and wanted to try something new. I asked the girl that worked there, Stephanie, for a drink that is good but that no one orders too often. She said to try a doubleshot. I got mine with white mocha flavoring, and it was one of the best Starbucks drinks I […]

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