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    Fika

    April 15, 2018 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

    By Kristine Cannon What does a coffee break look like for you? For most of us, it’s rushing out the door, punching in our usual Starbucks order on the app. Then, en route to work, quickly grabbing the drink at the store, and, boom, we’re on our way. But what […]

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    Getting To Know the Vietnamese Coffee Culture

    August 11, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

    Slow drippers are tradition at modern Vietnamese coffee chain Trung Nguyen. // Janelle Bitker By Janelle Bitker Anywhere you look, at nearly any time of day, cafes are bustling in Vietnam. Vietnamese coffee culture is one of the country’s biggest, lasting influences from the French, who introduced coffee farming in […]

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    Kalsada: Giving PH Coffee an Avenue for Export

    January 7, 2017 7:00 pm by Gabriella Galvez

    It took one photograph for Carmel Laurino to begin plying an unpaved road in search of answers regarding the export of Philippine coffee. The photograph, found during Laurino’s undergrad years in the University of Washington, was of the Filipino Coffee Co. at Seattle’s famous Pike Place Market, taken sixty two […]

  • Notes of Tradition at Mountain Province

    December 20, 2016 10:35 pm by Karla Ramos

    Inspired by flavors of home, Filipino coffee and pastries in New York City Text by Remy Tumin | Photography by Nathan Ma Coconut muffins always remind Ray Luna of Christmas in the Philippines. As young as six years old, alongside his grandmother Divinia in her Cebu kitchen, Ray would make […]

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    Basking in the Locale Coffee Scene

    December 15, 2016 8:00 am by Karla Ramos

    Text and Photos by Vie Reyes Local coffee businesses have been moving fast in the country, with names that have been made available in local supermarkets and stores. One of the newcomers in the industry is Basilio Coffee, under Bote Central, Inc., a family-owned corporation established in March 22, 2002. […]