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Coffee Etiquette: a Snobby Italian Guide.

Caffeine. In college, it becomes the fulcrum of your existence. You rush to get your morning coffee on your way to that 9AM economics class. Alternatively, you spend hours sipping on the same cup of ‘skinny vanilla latte’ at Starbucks while you try to solve that impossible engineering problem set....

Deconstructing the Urban-Industrial Restaurant

Picture a dimly lit room—perhaps illuminated by warm, incandescent bulbs—with hardwood floors, exposed-brick walls, and tabletops varnished until they gleam. The art on the walls feels simultaneously chic and classic. Waiters are dressed in dark-wash jeans and black button-downs. The menu features locally grown, organic ingredients in their “new-take-on-a-classic” dishes....

Maybe I Missed The Hummus

Maybe I missed the country itself, the land of my ancestors. A place where religions collide and interact, where people fight wars with one another and find peace with one another, a place of hate and a place of much more love. I missed the way thousands of years of...

The Dawn of the Hybrid Dessert

As technology advances, people have invented ways for us to “have the best of both worlds”: hybrid cars, hybrid animal breeds and, with increasing popularity, hybrid desserts. However, in the case of desserts, these multi-faceted sweets have been elevated to a new class of crave-worthy ingenuity.  We have long cherished...


Santé: Champagne and Culture, from Paris to Providence

In my arms, I hold seventeen pounds of smooth green glass and I can’t help but think, what if I drop this? I’m cradling the largest bottle of champagne that I’ve ever seen, but I don’t feel like Kanye at his latest release party. I feel like a little kid on...

Bogota’s Paloquemao Market

BY MATTEO CAVELIER An age-old landmark, Bogota’s Paloquemao market does not take its historic place in Colombia’s capital lightly. Its battle to stay relevant alongside countless megastores and Bogota’s colossal wholesale marketplace, Corabastos, has been well-fought, and it still remains one of the most special food sites in the city....

China’s Coffee Revolution is Brewing

 Siphon coffee is one of the most interesting ways of brewing coffee. Utilizing the physics of vacuum filtration, the syphon allows for a cleaner, less-bodied taste than French press while retaining the crisp flavors from the coffee. BY IRIS SHAO In today’s Beijing, coffee shops have become as ubiquitous as...

The Small Country with a Big Appetite

BY KASSIE WANG, NAISHAD KAI-REN & SADHANA BALA Photos by: Shierly Mondianti Imagine a bustling hawker center, or Singaporean food court, crammed with dozens of food stalls, and with the delicious sights and smells of turmeric, curry, garlic and other spices wafting from all four corners. There is a palpable...

Tickets Restaurant: The Future of Molecular Gastronomy?

BY JULIA BORDEN As of today, March 6, only one out of the next sixty days on the Tickets Restaurant reservations calendar is available. The other 59 are entirely booked. Tickets opened in 2011 in Barcelona to much fanfare, especially after the closure of elBulli, the famous molecular gastronomy restaurant...