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Ditch the instant granules – here's where to get coffee on Christmas Day
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Ditch the instant granules – here’s where to get coffee on Christmas Day

There is so much hype leading up to Christmas and we often forget one of the most vital things – where the heck do you get coffee on Christmas morning? Well, luckily for us, there are a handful of amazing local cafes that are swinging open the doors so we can all get caffeinated for the big day of festivities! Don't stoop to instant coffee – here are some spots open for (real) coffee on Christmas Day. more

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Ethical home brews – Blackboard launches biodegradable coffee pods
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Ethical home brews – Blackboard launches biodegradable coffee pods

Do you have a Nespresso machine? Do you? Come on, be honest, we're all friends here. Whilst we never (ever) assume, we're going to go out on a limb and say that there are a fair chunk of you that DO have a Nespresso in your possession. Well, it doesn't have to be your dirty little secret anymore, because Blackboard Coffee has just launched its first collection of coffee pods. Not only can you enjoy the Blackboard goodness at home, you'll also be changing the world, one pod at a time (for real). more

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The Weekend Series: boutique coffee roasters from Southeast Queensland you should know
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The Weekend Series: boutique coffee roasters from Southeast Queensland you should know

Coffee is a big deal – we drink so much of it that it practically pumps through our veins. The nectar of the gods is crucial to so many aspects of our weekly routine (that early morning wake up, the deadline push, the Sunday brunch) that we only accept the good stuff. Now, don’t get us wrong – Queensland is flush with great coffee roasters, but we’ve decided to break it down to five great boutique operations that treat coffee roasting like an art form. If you take your coffee as seriously as us, we suggest you seek out these five Southeast Queensland-based roasters immediately. more

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It's all about the coffee at Currumbin's new Portside espresso bar
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It’s all about the coffee at Currumbin’s new Portside espresso bar

Seriously, we've fallen in love with Currumbin Creek Road. This little southern pocket that connects the M1 to Currumbin Valley and the beach is a hive of activity with everything from arts and yoga, to cafes and homewares stores. So, when local barista Jeremy Lawnikanis decided to dive into his first venture, Portside Coffee, this location was a no-brainer. more


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Sip coffee with conscience at Parlour Coffee
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Sip coffee with conscience at Parlour Coffee

For many coffee drinkers it’s a non-negotiable part of the morning but how many of us have paused to consider the origins of the beans or how they made their way from the farm to your cup? Parlour Coffee is here to change that by educating patrons about the traceability of its coffee. more

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CoffeeSock Co. makes cold-brew a breeze
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CoffeeSock Co. makes cold-brew a breeze

While chilly mornings still have the majority of coffee addicts reaching for a warm cup of freshly brewed espresso, cold-brew converts can appreciate the smoother, naturally sweeter flavour of the chilled caffeinated beverage all year round. more