Archive for the ‘COFFEE’ Category

Le Petit Dejeuner: Funky Cafe in Vibrant Downtown Toronto

Le Petit Dejeuner: Funky Cafe in Vibrant Downtown Toronto
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Lisa Carter. LE PETIT DEJEUNER on East King Street, Toronto, in the Canadian province of Ontario, is exactly the kind of funky café I love to stumble across whenever I’m the new kid in town. Not only for the food and coffee but for strategic location,...
August 29th, 2011 | STAFF, DINING, COFFEE, ONTARIO | Read More

Blossoms Cafe, Mansfield, Ohio

Blossoms Cafe, Mansfield, Ohio
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton. MY FIRST MISSION when planning a day trip to Mansfield, Ohio was to find an interesting place to meet my brother for coffee. Good coffee and atmosphere were the big priorities. With my brother being a retired employee of a coffee company, I...
July 20th, 2011 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND, COFFEE | Read More

Must Have Coffee & Beignets in New Orleans!

Must Have Coffee & Beignets in New Orleans!
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. A LONG TIME AGO, back when people wrote real letters with a pen and paper and mailed them with a real stamp, I was infected with the lust to some day have coffee and beignets at Café du Monde in New Orleans. I was living in Australia and...
June 15th, 2011 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND, COFFEE, OUTDOORS EATING, STREET LIFE | Read More

Parakeet Café, Katoomba

Parakeet Café, Katoomba
Story by Milli Thornton. Photo Copyright © Milli Thornton. KATOOMBA IS a two-hour train ride from Sydney airport. You don’t have to go by train, but that’s my favorite way—and that’s how I got to Katoomba last time I was there, in 2002, when I did a writer’s retreat at Varuna...
April 18th, 2011 | STAFF, AUSTRALIA, COFFEE | Read More

Espresso: The Art of the Perfect Breve

Espresso: The Art of the Perfect Breve
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton & Chris Cole HAD ANY GOOD lattes lately? If so, you may be ready for a new twist on the old routine: the breve. Breve translates from Italian as ‘brief’ or ‘short.’ What that has to do with this drink beats me! It should really...
July 18th, 2010 | VIDEOS, COFFEE | Read More

Think Globally, Travel Locally

Think Globally, Travel Locally
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton. Feature image courtesy Chris Cole of Peaberry’s Café. WHEN WE SAY travel, we tend to think of world travel—or at least going to another county or state. But most of us travel every day without giving it much thought. Sure, we might...
August 6th, 2009 | VIDEOS, STAYCATIONS, COFFEE, HEALTH, Conservation, Philanthropy | Read More

Amarula: One Jazzy Beverage

Amarula: One Jazzy Beverage
AS ONE WOULD expect, the Montréal Jazz Festival is held largely outdoors. The festival layout includes stages for the performers, food and beverage stalls, sports cars on display, an alfresco restaurant serving mainly wine and appetizers and a playground for the kids. Stalls devoted to related fun...
July 11th, 2009 | COFFEE, EXOTIC BEVERAGES, MUSIC, QUEBEC | Read More