Flaming Blue Spanish Coffee Made in Bucerias Mexico

Spanish coffee in Mexico

A Short History Lesson on Spanish Coffee Coffee was discovered in Ethiopia in the north eastern part of Africa about a thousand years back.  By the early 1600’s, coffee make its appearance in Europe.  Coffee houses were places where friends would gather and chat about life over a hot cup of coffee.   Coffee became … [Read more…]

An Old Beatnik Remembers Coffee Houses Of The 1960’s

yorkville toronto 1970s

I am 70 years of age tomorrow and yes I was a “beatnik”. The “Beat Generation” was born in 1948 when Jack Kerouac, an iconic poet and novelist of the time, wanted to recognize the youth in New York City. He was famous for his spontaneous poetry such as this haiku…