Category Archives: Gastronomica

Colony in a Cup

Spring 2003

Next time you lift a steaming mug of Java to your lips, pause for a moment and take a look into the obscure depths of this mysterious and compelling potion. Why are you drinking it? Because you like it, probably and—admit it—because of the mild addiction you have developed for it. But how did this come to be your morning drug of choice? How can something so exotic—an infusion of the charred seeds of a tropical rainforest shrub—have become so ubiquitous and commonplace? And who are the people who see to it that it is always there when your craving calls? (more…)

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