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Stories tagged: coffee

Dunkin’ Donuts revamps tea lineup as it takes on Starbucks

Dunkin’ Donuts, which is better known for its coffee, is revamping its hot tea lineup as it seeks to better compete with rivals like Starbucks.

Millennials help push coffee consumption to record levels

Coffee demand is growing, thanks to increasing consumption by millennials. Millennials, a demographic between ages 19 and 34, are pushing U.S. demand to historic records, according to Bloomberg. Because the …

Starbucks plans to double stores in China in 5 years

Starbucks is pushing ahead with its expansion into mainland China, saying Wednesday it’s on track to have 5,000 stores by 2021, more than doubling the number of its coffee shops …

Coffee convert starts small-batch Lake City Coffee

Russell Volz used to hate coffee. Then he began roasting his own beans.

Starbucks to open West Seattle store, provide youth job training

Starbucks plans to open a store in West Seattle’s White Center next year as part of the company’s nationwide initiative supporting economic development in low- to medium-income communities.

Your coffee habit may be written in your DNA

A growing body of evidence suggests that the amount of coffee we consume is determined by our genetic makeup rather than the amount of sleep we got the night before.

Starbucks recalls stainless-steel straws on reports of cuts

Starbucks is recalling stainless-steel straws it sold in its stores and online after three reports of children suffering “mouth lacerations” while using them.

Stubbornness pays off for coffee-serving man and his mule

BOISE – An Idaho man and his mule who serve coffee to hikers and bikers in remote areas of the popular Boise foothills trails have sidestepped federal regulatory rules by …

Starbucks hikes prices on coffee, espresso, tea lattes

SEATTLE – Starbucks has increased prices slightly on brewed coffee, espresso and tea latte beverages at company-run stores in the U.S.

Caffeine in coffee, energy drinks absorbed at same rate, WSU study says

Researchers from Washington State University recently discovered that the amount of caffeine absorbed into the blood between coffee and energy drinks is roughly the same. It also showed relatively no …

Doug Clark: Spokane’s trendiest spots share one thing – Mark Camp

I’m an hour into my trek through the historic “Washington Cracker Co.” building, 304 W. Pacific Ave., and it appears my impish tour guide has saved the funhouse part like …

Coffee struck from list of possible cancer-causing agents

Go on, have another cup. Coffee is now off the list of things that could possibly cause cancer.

Starbucks to sell Teavana ready-to-drink tea in U.S. next year

Starbucks is teaming up with Anheuser-Busch to unveil a line of ready-to-drink tea in the U.S. next year.

Starbucks readies nitro cold-brew coffee for big cities

Starbucks is jumping on the nitro cold-brew bandwagon, with plans to introduce nitrogen-infused cold-brew coffee on tap in certain cities across the U.S. this summer.

Drinking coffee and wine good for microbes in the gut, scientists say

Scientists have some great news for those who love coffee, tea and wine: Drinking any of these beverages is associated with a healthier and more diverse community of microbes living …

Roast House drops F-Bomb Cold Brew Coffee

Roast House is dropping its F-Bomb Cold Brew Coffee. In development for a year and available this week, the ready-to-drink coffee beverage comes in 12-ounce bottles. Ingredients are simple: Roast …

The Dirt: Trader Joe’s to open new store Friday on North Division

Trader Joe’s opens its second Spokane grocery this Friday on North Division.

Starbucks to offer prepaid cards to boost rewards program

Starbucks says it will introduce a prepaid card by the end of the year that lets people earn points for its rewards program.

Dreams come true at Valley eatery

Spokane Valley cafe offers crepes, scones and Thai food lunches.

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz confident in China bet despite turmoil

Worries about the Chinese economy are rocking markets the world over, but Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says he’s confident in Beijing’s policymaking – and that his coffee empire is still …

Evans Brothers Coffee Roasters wins second Good Food Award

Twice as nice: Sandpoint coffee roasters become first Inland Northwest business to win Good Food Award for the second time.

Doug Clark: Starbucks ups coffee game, takes hipster to new level

I’ve been feeling pretty darned groovy about my Spokane pedigree. That is, I was until a recent visit to the latest evolution in Seattle Starbucks coffee shops.

The Rock Doc: Love of coffee might be genetic, research shows

Like millions of Americans, my day starts by plugging in the coffeepot. In my case, it’s an old-fashioned percolator. It clears its throat and brews my coffee while I rub …

Suspects held in Spokane coffee stand holdups

The two men facing charges after a pair of coffee stand robberies Tuesday afternoon cased several businesses and used a BB gun to commit the crimes, according to allegations made …

Police: Coffee stand robbers armed with fake gun

Three men were arrested following a pair of attempted coffee stand robberies Tuesday afternoon. Police say they used a fake gun in the stick-ups.

Your coffee order includes a six-pack at Spokane stand

First came the nearly nude jiggling barista gals at XXXtreme Espresso. Now come the bare-chested beefcake boys, flaunting their tanned man muscles at Hot Cup of Joe.

Roast House wins Good Food Award

A boutique coffee roaster in Spokane has been nationally recognized for supporting sustainability and social good – as well as being “exceptionally delicious.” Roast House won a 2014 Good Food …

Spokane’s Roast House wins national Good Food Award for coffee

A boutique coffee roaster in Spokane has been nationally recognized for supporting sustainability and social good – as well as being “exceptionally delicious.” Roast House won a 2014 Good Food …

Armed robber hits CdA coffee stand

An armed man robbed the Lean Bean coffee stand in Coeur d’Alene this afternoon.

Independent coffee houses offering tastings – aka ‘cuppings’

There’s no sipping at a coffee cupping. When it comes to detecting in detail the aromas and tastes of a specialty brew – distinguishing the piquant from the nippy, the …