All tagged Coffee

The Mockingbird Deli and the Sands of Time

The Mockingbird Deli had stood out from the start. The shop sign, a mockingbird hanging in simplistic splendour guarded a doorway to a place where time stood still. The regulars, sitting outside, watched the world go by in forgotten happiness, ice blocks slowly melting in their wine glasses. And in the window seat, a studious reader pondered over the news as he dug his feet in the sands of time…

Rounton Coffee Roasters: Putting the Special Back into 'Speciality Coffee'

Rounton Coffee Roasters have retained everything special of the original concept of ‘speciality coffee’. During my visit to this artisan coffee roastery, located near a beautiful village in North Yorkshire, I discovered that they were more than just a coffee company and what they offered was more than just coffee: it was an experience born from an ideal, a life journey and an imported Turkish coffee roaster.

Mint Hobo: Candy and Stardust (of the black liquid kind)

We’ve all been there. We’ve all craved the perfect cup of coffee ... at an inconvenient time. A time when the perfect cup was either a) unattainable (and we had to make do with generic, shoddy cups), or b) we had no idea where to look for it. Well, if you happen to be in or around Teesside you only have to follow the Tees upstream all the way until you spot the majestic stone bridge of Yarm. And somewhere along the cobbled High Street you might spot a gingerbread man: the guardian of the North East’s mecca of coffee.