Food and drink enthusiasts seem to be in one of two camps when it comes to Starbucks. The first camp is people who think Starbucks is the McDonalds of coffee with zero redeeming qualities. The second is people who think Starbucks is a stepping stone to the world of gourmet and specialty coffees for the average consumer. More
My name is Eric and I am a coffee addict (to which you reply: “Hi Eric.”). I have been drinking coffee since I was little and my Mom would make me her own version of Coffee Milk. Her version was simply a little coffee, a little sugar and a lot of milk, nowhere near the authentic New England Coffee Milk.
I am by no means a coffee “aficionado” or “snob”. I’m at the Gold Star level at Starbucks and buy some of the cheapest coffee at the supermarket for my daily home brewing. My Beverage Management instructor, Chef Bogart, can’t stop talking about Cuvee Coffee, a local roaster served at Houndstooth Coffee.
I decided to check out Houndstooth’s website and noticed that every Monday and Thursday Houndstooth Coffee offers a free public cupping class so last Thursday I decided to check it out. More