They are the “curators of functional luxury” – the Satchmi team and their amazing store in SM Mega Fashion Hall have been formative for this blogger’s coffee addiction.
Let’s keep this within the bounds of the mass-produced, instant coffee brands that majority of the population drink (probably every day), shall we. You can argue that there are the “premium lines” that these instant coffee producers have that are supposed to be better (and thus more expensive). To me, though, that’s most probably just marketing and it’s almost the exact same ingredients there.
Of course it’s coffee, coffee beans were brewed with hot coffee and then processed (by processed I mean it was dried) eventually leading to the powder/granules we all know. Therefore, that popular instant coffee company’s tag line a while back that there’s were made from “real coffee beans”? That’s a load of crap.
But considering it as actual Kape goes deeper than that. Three levels deep in fact: Continue reading “Instant Coffee, is it Kape?”
Exchange Alley Coffee House (EACH) is a godsend.
From the man who brought specialty coffee to the South with Magnum Opus Fine Coffees, EACH has been a specialty coffee buzz the Molito Lifestyle Center (or the Alabang area for that matter) badly needed. Continue reading “Drink EACH coffee, savor EACH cup”
Wait up, just want to create a time stamp. At this moment when I finished setting up this blog and started writing this article, there are 56 followers of @shareyourkape on Instagram. I guess you can call this a “spin-off” (I am a finance major after all) of a food-centric blog.
So why share your kape? Why not? I drink coffee almost every day. I like sharing it. Why create an Instagram page (and now a blog) dedicated to coffee? Do I want to stop bad coffee? No. I mean the first article features coffee and food from a Costa Coffee. (Which is not bad, but highly commercialized). Continue reading “Kape is Filipino for Coffee”