| Mar 5, 2012
| 5:04 PM
About five years ago, farmer David Herbst and his family had a big decision to make.
With two of his four children — married with kids of their own — wanting to continue the family business of operating Misty Meadow Farm on the outskirts of...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Starbucks is expanding its empire to the single-cup coffee maker market.
The company announced March 8 that it would launch sales of an at-home premium single cup machine in the fall. The new Verismo will brew espresso, lattes and coffee.
| Mar 19, 2012
| 10:19 AM
In a full-scale departure from the realm of lattes and frappuccinos, Starbucks opened its very first juice store Monday.
The Evolution Fresh juice bar is located in Bellevue Square and offers a wide variety of Jamba Juice-esque concoctions.
| Mar 22, 2012
| 6:39 AM
Ever since becoming a part-time-working-mom or full-time-mom-who-sometimes-works or mom-who-wished-she-worked-more or person-who-doesn't-always-shower-first-thing-in-the-morning, or whatever you want to call it, I've become acquainted with the world of...
| Dec 26, 2011
When Bob Hare opened his Hermosa Beach coffeehouse in 1958, he called it the Insomniac because it was open until 3 a.m.
He brewed his coffee in a 300-pound dry-cleaning boiler and served it to such high-profile members of the Beat Generation as Allen...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 12:11 PM
Q: I have never been a coffee drinker. I don't enjoy its taste, and I can't handle the caffeine because of an irregular heartbeat. But I've heard that coffee contains many antioxidants and other beneficial chemicals.
Does anyone make a coffee extract...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 11:57 AM
(Reuters) - Starbucks Corp raised prices by an average of about 1 percent in the Northeast and Sunbelt regions on Tuesday, a move affecting cities such as New York, Boston, Washington, Atlanta, Dallas and Albuquerque.
Shares of Starbucks, which boosted...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Starbucks' pricey coffee drinks just got even pricier, at least in two parts of the U.S.
On Tuesday, Starbucks (SBUX, Fortune 500) started charging more for select drinks in the Northeast and Sunbelt regions, excluding California and Southern Florida,...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:05 AM
When it comes to 4 Rivers Smokehouse, I am a burnt-end sandwich ($6.99) girl with baked cheese grits and corn bread salad on the side. Or smoked jalepenos. Or green beans. Or fried pickles. Well, you get the idea. Add a self-serve unsweet iced tea and...