The paper coffee cup is part of our daily lives, and while we are increasingly conscious of the environment, and you may even rinse out your morning cup and put it in the recycling bin, we rarely contemplate one pressing question: Who invented the paper cup? Our ancestors found all manners of drinking vessels right … Continue reading Who Invented the Paper Cup?
It is commonly thought that conquistadors, early explorers and colonists are responsible for coffee’s popularity in the Americas, but this is not accurate. Coffee’s journey across the Atlantic Ocean was a lot more momentous than this. The first significant import of coffee to America took place in the mid-1600’s via New Amsterdam, later known as … Continue reading Who Brought Coffee to America, Really?
Did you know that the first site of the New York Stock Exchange was a Coffee House? So was the London Stock Exchange’s first site. The Coffee House, it turns out, was the common gathering place for business, commerce and daily news. It was, also, the venue of choice for political and philosophical debate among … Continue reading Meet You at The Coffee House!