The Changing Dynamic of Coffee

Once a morning ritual for those heading off to work, coffee has become an all-day beverage of choice for consumers. What started as a work break indulgence and a way to recharge has turned into a lifestyle complete with special … Read More

Photo Field Trip: Oktoberfest @ Mother’s Brewery

PROST! … Read More

Cocktails With Character

Summer fun season is upon us. This means BBQ’s and parties filling up weekend calendars. Everyone wants their’s to be memorable, in this vein, I’m noticing a trend of themed cocktails. Two recent blockbusters have received a cocktail recipe treatment.  … Read More

Alchoholic Milk? The Dude Approves.

So some folks created 40 proof chocolate milk. My first question, of course, is why hasn’t anyone thought of this before? I mean….40 proof chocolate milk of course means 40 proof breakfast cereal. Don’t act like you weren’t thinking it! … Read More

A Manly Drink

Bored with mass produced lagers, two 24-year-old Brits decided to brew their own beers under the name “BrewDog.” As you might guess from that name, they also decided to be as original and creative as a couple of young, irreverent guys can be. One of their new beers is called “The End Of History” and every bottle comes wrapped in a real, stuffed stoat or grey squirrel. … Read More

The Wedding Cocktail

When it’s time to toast the bride and groom these days, more often than not they want the drink in the glass to be a one-of-a-kind cocktail mixed and named especially for them. And what could make a guest feel more a part of the wedding than being greeted by a server offering a special drink in “honor of the special couple.” … Read More

Taken Not Stirred

Flexible Flux™ is a cheeky wave… it’s pretty much about convincing yourself, or feeling “less guilty” about decisions. Putting “some good stuff in my bad stuff”™ is the Human Truth of this Wave but even that’s a bit of a stretch for this crazy “breakthrough” I read about yesterday. … Read More

OMG UR TXTS!!!111

Okay, I know, text talk is over, it’s been everywhere from Gossip Girl ads to Cingular commercials (you know, IDK My BFF Jill) and its even been lurking around local commercials. However, texting is definitely not dead.

Coming in to add a fresh breath to the SMS world is Texts From Last Night, which, are pretty much texts from last night. … Read More

“The Phantom Piddler”

There are plenty of instances in which companies and corporations do things that make us feel like we don’t matter.  Demanding respect via blogs, protests, graffiti, exhibitions, even satiric YouTube videos are all ways we’ve seen consumers bite back. But … Read More