31 Dec '11, 2am

Was Coffee the Secret to Voltaire's Genius?

Was Coffee the Secret to Voltaire's Genius?

Now Voltaire’s coffee habit and preference for writing in coffee shops should come as no surprise to students of café history. Coffee houses, especially those like Le Procope, were known as intellectual hotbeds from their inception. Throughout the 18th century Parisian coffee houses were among the favorite establishments of the intellectual elite. Not only were cafés filled with educated upper class patrons but they were also filled with intellectuals who specialized in spreading scandals and gossip- an attitude towards the interconnection of social and political life, which is readily apparent in Voltaire’s satire.

Full article: http://dailyshotofcoffee.com/was-coffee-the-secret-to-vol...

Tweets

What is Coffee?

coffeecupnews.org 29 Dec '11, 6am

Yes, coffee does indeed start out as a fruit, but then it becomes so much more. As you said, it eventually becomes a bean ...

Top 5 Indicators of Sustainable Coffee

Top 5 Indicators of Sustainable Coffee

coffeehabitat.com 29 Dec '11, 8pm

Coffee is grown in over 60 tropical countries, with most of it still produced on small family farms, but adding up to tens...

Cleaning with Coffee: Ever wished you could use...

ratemyrosetta.com 29 Dec '11, 5pm

Ever wished you could use soap with your favorite coffee in it? Well, this wish of yours has already been granted. There a...

FAROE COFFEE TABLE

courts.com.sg 03 Jan '12, 4pm

Thank you for visiting Courts.com.sg! Upon exiting the website, you will be asked to take part in a customer survey. This ...

#coffee Coffee Grinder Buying Guide: Gaggia, Capresso and Saeco

#coffee Coffee Grinder Buying Guide: Gaggia, Ca...

wholelattelove.com 31 Dec '11, 1am

would appear to be over-matched in this category, and in several ways it is. Overall it has the heart and soul to compete,...

@metropolisroast Background on Thai coffee here:

@metropolisroast Background on Thai coffee here:

coffeehabitat.com 04 Jan '12, 10pm

The Doi Chaang project represents part of an effort towards sustainable agriculture and development in northern Thailand t...

Coffee + Aspirin: Perfect Hangover Cure

Coffee + Aspirin: Perfect Hangover Cure

brewed-coffee.com 30 Dec '11, 12am

Coffee + Aspirin: Perfect Hangover Cure December 29, 2011 It’s almost New Year’s Eve, and I’m pretty sure that the next da...

I would like to try coffee in this restaurant c...

timwendelboe.no 01 Jan '12, 9pm

A lot of people were fired up after Anders Selmer’s talk during the Nordic Barista Cup this year. The audience almost corn...

Otra buena pagina sobre café. Cc: @gcabieses

coffeeresearch.org 30 Dec '11, 11pm

To brew coffee in a vacuum pot, add the proper amount of filtered water to the bottom bulb, attach the filter to the upper...

Tully's Sumatra Coffee Review - Episode #204

coffeecupnews.org 31 Dec '11, 1am

Jason, some day I would LOVE to be in a coffee tasting with you. You can really describe coffee! Though this Sumatra was a...

@DCILY

dearcoffeeiloveyou.com 01 Jan '12, 2am

We employed color, shape and a little figure ground to differentiate between the lines and categories. The color system wa...

#coffee How to blend espresso coffee

#coffee How to blend espresso coffee

sweetmarias.com 30 Dec '11, 5am

Dry processed coffees can be responsible for the attractive crema on the cup, among other mechanical factors in the extrac...

2011 in Empty Coffee Bags:

shotzombies.com 30 Dec '11, 1pm

Why Working at Starbucks for Three Weeks Was the Toughest Job I’ve Ever Had Collapsible Silicone and Steel Kettle for Camp...

The Coffee Shop

The Coffee Shop

coffeecupnews.org 28 Dec '11, 6am

Community is any shop owners ultimate goal. Coffee is the avenue to that desired community. That is why having and continu...

Revolutionary Coffee and Tea

Revolutionary Coffee and Tea

dailyshotofcoffee.com 30 Dec '11, 1pm

This is a guest post by Samet Bilir . Learn more about how you can guest post for Daily Shot Of Coffee . Both coffee and t...