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The owner of an LA-based company has recently come under fire after claiming to have created the popular South Korean drink dalgona coffee.
A seafood retailer in Malaysia has captured the imagination of social media users after a Facebook page shared a supposed new way of eating salmon which involved dunking the fish into black coffee.
In an image posted on the Facebook page “Kia Eat Play,” someone is shown apparently dipping the salmon meat into a cup of kopi O, a type of traditional Singapore black coffee. The popular drink, which has Hainanese roots, is highly caffeinated and served with sugar instead of milk.
Whipped coffee, or Korean Dalgona coffee, has taken over our feeds by storm.
*Almost* everyone is making, or has tried to make, this fluffy inverted latte during quarantine. If you’re like us, you had a few unsuccessful attempts before you made anything remotely similar to those light caramel brown clouds-in-a-cup you’ve been seeing on TikTok.
A 30-year-old woman in eastern China who drank too much coffee was found to have bones similar to those of a person twice her age.
“Han Xiao,” an office employee from Wuhan, Hubei province recently caught flu and developed severe coughs that persisted for weeks.
Starbucks opened its largest location yet in Tokyo, Japan on Thursday.
Following branches in New York, Seattle, Milan and Shanghai, the Starbucks Reserve Roastery in the Japanese capital is the fifth of its kind, equipped with an industrial roaster that produces 750 tons of coffee per year.
A Starbucks employee in Singapore was captured on camera losing her cool after she was forced to deal with some mischievous students at a local outlet.
An Instagram video of the incident showed students from Woodlands Ring Secondary School (WRSS) joking around with an employee from Starbucks who did not find the children’s attitudes amusing.
A doughnut shop owner was splashed with hot coffee on the face after dealing with a homeless woman causing a disturbance inside her store in Canoga Park, California.
Cindy Seam-Kao, the owner of Spudnuts Donuts, can be seen in the footage captured by the store’s camera confronting the woman for making a scene over the weekend.
An Instagram-worthy cafe in South Korea, which lets customers feel like they are inside a cartoon, has impressed a lot of netizens after images of the coffee shop went viral recently.
In a bid to prevent students from consuming too much caffeine, the South Korean government is set to introduce legislation banning the sale of coffee in schools across the country.
Once the ban is implemented, students, as well as teachers on school premises, will no longer be able to buy all types of caffeinated drinks. Energy drinks and other beverages with a high amount of caffeine have previously been banned in schools.
Footage from a coffee shop in California shows a White man berating an Asian couple before loudly comparing a woman to actress Sandra Oh.
The man who uploaded the video to YouTube, who wishes to keep his identity hidden, told NextShark that he was with his girlfriend at Calistoga Roastery coffee shop last Saturday when the incident occurred with a man wearing a military hat and denim shorts.
Two coffee business owners have engaged in a Twitter spat that spiraled after one called out the other for using an image of a Lego geisha in an old blog post.
Jeff Borack, co-founder of Angels’ Cup, wrote an article about the “most expensive coffee on Earth,” the “Panama Geisha,” in June 2015.
Starbucks is reportedly planning to open a new store in mainland China every 15 hours until 2022.
With 3,300 stores, China is currently Starbucks’ second-largest market, just behind the United States.