FrankOne Vacuum Technology Coffee-Maker

A welcome innovation in a saturated industry, this machine makes cold brew in minutes

As cold brew flavors and techniques continue to evolve, many drinkers are opting for it over traditionally brewed coffee—regardless of the weather. For those looking to make their own batches of steeped, strong coffee without the bitterness of traditional processes, the prerequisite is usually patience or purchase—somewhere between eight and 20 hours or a couple extra dollars for a quality cup. The FrankOne Coffee Maker simplifies the process …

Saltwater Coffee’s Flight of Flat Whites

A trio of espresso drinks spanning from classic to sultry to sweet

“Everyone comes in and says, ‘oh, Australian coffee, it must be good,’” Sid Chitnis, co-owner of Saltwater Coffee in NYC’s East Village neighborhood explains. The bright cafe, complete with a smattering of white furniture and large glass windows, has been around a little over a year—and they’ve been producing delicious drinks all the while. “We have this connotation as premium,” Chitnis continues. “It also means people feel compelled to …

Sunup is Coffee For Tea Drinkers

The green coffee brand found the lightest roasts always tasted best—so they decided not to roast at all

“It was 2011 and we were drinking a lot of traditional coffee. We noticed the best tasting coffees always came from the lightest roasts. Then it hit us: why roast at all?” Sunup boasts on its website. The idea sounds ambitious at best and worthy of never mentioning again at worst. But, it’s these sort of ideas that push the envelope and introduce consumers to …