2010

First-Class Reading on American Airlines

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First-Class Reading on American Airlines

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Hacienda La Esmeralda

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Hacienda La Esmeralda

By OLIVER STRANDIn Ristretto, Oliver Strand, the curator of the Times Topics coffee page, explores the world of coffee gadgets, coffee beans and why it’s never been easier to get a perfect shot of espresso.Last week’s online auction of the 2010 crop from Hacienda la Esmeralda was an exercise in tedium, eight hours of proxy bidding that kept coffee buyers in Oslo and Tokyo glued to their iPhones well past their bedtimes. (As one successful bidder noted, it takes less time to buy a Picasso.)It seems you’ll spend the day staring at a page that bears a separated-at-birth resemblance to...

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Cafe Grumpy Serves $12 Cup Of Coffee

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First Posted: 05- 3-10 10:23 AM, Updated: 05- 3-10 10:41 AM, Huffpost Jeffrey Davidow, New York News With a $12 cup of coffee, Cafe Grumpy may make its customers, well, grumpy.But for those caffeine connoisseurs, the Greenpoint coffee joint has just what you're looking for.Made from handpicked Ethiopian beans, the coffee costs so much due to the long development and processing time."There are flavors you would expect in a really nice glass of wine -- it's a cacophony of nuances," Steve Holt, vice president of Ninety Plus Coffee, the company distributing the beans, told the New York Post. "You detect flavors of...

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