Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski on Netflix, Social Media, and Opening a Restaurant

Antoni Porowski might be best known as one of the five friendly hosts on Netflix’s Queer Eye, the effervescent update to the reality program encouraging everyday people across the country to live their best lives. As the culinary expert of the quintet, Porowski has expanded his role as the cast chef and parlayed that into […]

Alain Ducasse Steps Into Specialty Coffee With New Paris Tasting Room and Roastery

The scene is eminently familiar: a sleek zinc bar behind which a trio of servers sporting pressed aprons move swiftly in coffee choreography: dialing in, adjusting the grind, grinding the beans, tamping the ground coffee and extracting the shot. Clients sit, rapt, on orange leather-coated barstools and lean over the counter to make small talk […]

China’s Coffee Disruptor Wants To Raise $800 Million To Challenge Starbucks

China’s upstart coffee brand, Luckin, has an audacious plan: convince China to switch from tea to coffee, overtaking Starbucks while they’re at it. It’s an expensive proposition, so they’re relying on an IPO — and a Silicon Valley mindset. “Technology is the core of our business,” Luckin Coffee, the young unicorn that emerged last year […]

Keurig and Anheuser-Busch Are Preparing K-Cups for Cocktails

You may have heard of the new Drinkworks “drinkmaker,” an automated home bar system that makes cocktails, which will roll out in Missouri, Florida, and California this year, according to the Wall Street Journal. Keurig Dr Pepper partnered with Anheuser-Busch InBev to develop the drinks machine and expand into more markets. Sales of the coffee […]

Starbucks Is Launching a New Rewards Program April 16. Here’s What Will Change

Starbucks is revising its loyalty rewards program to offer customers more rewards. Specifically, the stars that customers currently earn for making Starbucks purchases will now be able to be redeemed in other ways. The changes are set to go into effect on April 16, but new members will be able to start earning points for […]