GE Café refrigerator with Keurig K-Cup Brewing System

No matter how you prefer your cup of coffee, there’s no denying the single-serve brewing trend is piping-hot. According to a 2014 National Coffee Association coffee drinking trends survey, 29% of respondents who drank coffee said they used a single-cup brewer, up nearly 50% from the previous year. Brewing at home is about to become even more appealing as GE introduces an industry first: the GE Café Series refrigerator with Keurig K-Cup Brewing System.

GE’s new refrigerator technology, an evolution of its Cafe French door refrigerator unique hot water dispenser, paired … (read more)

Sunbeam EM7000 Café Series espresso machine

Made from high quality, professional grade materials, the dual element EM7000 Café Series Espresso Machine from Sunbeam offers exceptional build, professional espresso delivery and intuitive milk texturing control – thanks to patent-pending Temperature Sensing Steam Wand. By placing the sensor in the rear of the wand, Sunbeam engineers minimized any influence from hot steam.

The Sunbeam EM7000 features a dedicated, stainless steel lined thermoblock with PID technology that precisely controls the water temperature for the optimum espresso taste. The espresso machine also comes with 15 bar Italian espresso pump and 4 bar steam … (read more)

Bamboo Architecture: Kontum Indochine Cafe in Vietnam

Designed as part of a hotel complex by Vo Trong Nghia Architects, the Kontum Indochine Cafe serves breakfast, dinner and tea to hotel guests. A serene and zen-like structure, it is entirely supported by bamboo. There are 15 bamboo posts/pillars that make it seem as though you are in the middle of a bamboo jungle. (Although in reality, they are made to emulate the traditional Vietnamese fishing basket.) The shallow artificial lake surrounding the cafe, combined with the open air sides make the idea of air conditioning moot … (read more)

GE Café French door refrigerator with hot water dispenser

More details on the new GE Café French door refrigerator, the CFE29TSDSS, that has hot water dispenser. Previously covered in GE French Door refrigerators for 2012, this 29 cubic foot fridge freezer heats up to 10 ounces of filtered water in minutes, using customized 90°F to 185°F temperature range or 4 preprogrammed settings, which are 90°F Keep Warm, 150°F Cocoa, 170°F Tea and 185°F Soup.

GE is betting on the rapidly growing tea popularity in the U.S. The tea industry has steadily increased from under $ 2 billion in 1992 to … (read more)

Colorful Cafe Glassware by Pottery Barn: retro style goblets and tumblers

We love the cool shades and the hot vintage vibe of the Colorful Cafe Glassware from Pottery Barn. Inspired by family dinners and soda pop shops of days gone by, these retro-style goblets and tumblers are made of molded tinted glass and have a hefty weight that delivers durability to beauty. On trend with ornamental colored glass, this drink-ware collection is casual enough to brighten up a breakfast or lunch table, and simple supper settings get a lively finishing touch. Fill them with water, juice, milk, wine, or give them a decorative … (read more)

Sunbeam Mixmaster from Cafe Series

Made of robust high quality materials with chromed highlights, easy-clean surfaces and intuitive controls, the Sunbeam Cafe Series Mixmaster offers a planetary mixing action, patented instant pause button, integrated timer, variable speed control and lift assisted head release button.

Sunbeam planetary Mixmaster allows you to check on mixing progress or add ingredients at a specific time – its LCD timer function can be set to count up or down as needed. When the time has completed, the mixing action will automatically stop. The LCD screen also shows the mixing speed. When the Mixmaster … (read more)