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REVIEW: Tilt blends hot and cold in coffee


It’s not hard to find great coffee in Los Angeles. In Downtown, a high-end coffee bar, low-key diner or chaotic Starbucks are never more than a few hundred meters away from each other, and more are popping up every month. What is rare, however, is a truly unique coffee experience, and Tilt Coffee Bar offers […]

Barista competitions inspire coffee lovers


For as long as I can remember, my mom has brewed a big pot of coffee when she wakes up. I can trace my own education in coffee by the way that process has evolved over the years, from the type of coffee to the machine used to brew it. At first, it was Folgers […]

Icon Plaza Starbucks makes one too many


There’s nothing quite like the opening of a new coffee shop to make people nod their heads and agree that “Yes, that certainly is another place I can now buy coffee.” It’s a lack of enthusiasm felt by hundreds of USC students last week in response to the christening of Icon Plaza’s very own Starbucks. […]

Starbucks adds to portion problem


Starbucks Coffee will be rolling out a new, gargantuan, 31-ounce “Trenta” drink size to all Starbucks stores in the United States by May 3. Cue the collective groans of every dietician in America. The Trenta release comes in response to the consumer demand for bigger iced drinks perfect for those long, hot summer days. Thankfully, […]