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!