Why coffee? Believe it or not, coffee, tea, and the cafe scene were not my original idea for my blog. I’m a big fan of anthropology and different cultures of … Continue Reading I’ll Miss You A Latte
By Ciera Miller Your dark roast sits in front of you. Steam rises from the mug. It smells of aromatic vanilla mixed with roasted Arabica beans and tickles your nostrils … Continue Reading A Caffeinated Dip
By Ciera Miller Coffee or tea? The monumental question. Which is better? How should the battle between coffee and tea be fought? Should it be based on taste? Should it … Continue Reading Coffee v. Tea
By Ciera Miller Have you ever gone into a Starbucks and stared at the different names for things? Like Americano, Cappuccino, Latte, Macchiato. Why do they have such fancy names … Continue Reading A Coffee Guide
by Audrey Harper
by Bethany Wicks
By Ciera Miller Blood dripped down the side of the pink mug. The daisies that had chained themselves around it were no longer their usual pure white. They smelled of … Continue Reading The Sketcher
By Coffee and Horror Contest Second Place Winner, Aislinn Forbes It smelled like coffee. Like my mother on late Sunday mornings and college cafes. Like comfort. Which didn’t make any … Continue Reading Burnt
by Lowell Warren
We would like to thank everyone for participating in our coffee and horror contest! We received so many great submissions and it was a tough choice to figure out the … Continue Reading Contest Winners!
By Ciera Miller There’s something about coffee and the attraction of the arts. It’s almost a cliche now to find authors working in cafés. Musicians and artists, philosophers and politicians—you’ll … Continue Reading The Café Aesthetic
By Ciera Miller I wonder which artist it was who woke up first thing in the morning and decided, “You know, instead of drinking my coffee, I’m going to use … Continue Reading Brew-tiful Paintings
We are extending our contest deadline to April 6, 2019, to allow a week for more of your wonderful work! Remember to include both themes of coffee AND horror in … Continue Reading Contest Extension!
By Ciera Miller Café du Monde translates to “Coffee of the World” in French, and because of the name it’s made for itself since its opening in 1862, I don’t … Continue Reading Café du Monde
We are excited to invite you to join in on The River’s new contest! Based off the topics of our blogs, we challenge you to create a piece that involves … Continue Reading Calling All Creators!
By Ciera Miller Some people swear by cold brew, others by drip, and still more by the Italian espresso. Espresso drinks range from cappuccinos to lattes, macchiatos to americanos. In … Continue Reading Espresso Yourself