Review: Pingvinen

‘The penguin’ 🐧 is a place I felt a little hipster walking into. Then after a while I felt maybe I should be knitting instead. On the radio: Some sort of lullaby-like music Price of one cappuccino: 44 kr Time on the clock: 17.58 3 things I see: Two tourists taking a picture of their Norwegian…

Rivals: Espresso House VS Starbucks

For our first head to head, rival on rival, catfight, we start out with an easy one: Starbucks Kjøttbasaren 🆚 Espresso House Olav Kyrres Gate I tested the coffee on a cold rainy day, so also got to see how the cups faired keeping the drinks warm.  Before I had even tried both coffees I…

Review: Colonna & Small’s

Today we take a jump into the past. A while ago I went to Bath, UK, and visited Colonna & Small’s. Colonna & Small’s is a coffee shop in a league of its own. Here the baristas are deeply passionate in their coffee making, but also deeply involved in the process of picking that coffee….

Best: Coffee Machines

So, there are many coffee machines out there. Many of them are really good. In my house we value everything we can do ourselves. The more hands-on we can get the better, so I will only be recommending manual machines. I’ll give you my favourite machine in a few sec, but first let’s just look…

Review: Hjelle Bakeri

Normally I relish the idea of an unintentional freed up hour, I mean; COFFEE BREAK! But not at Arna. 

Review: Litleré // Mat

Litleré // Mat is currently the only coffee shop worth visiting at Nesttun. On Spotify: Walk on Water – Thirty Seconds To Mars Price of one cappuccino: 40 kr Time on the clock: 09:59 3 things I see: Bybanen passing by, black currant jam from Røyland Gård, flowers blooming outside 3 things I hear: The…

Review: Kaf Kafé 

I visited Rome in August, and with it came a trip to the city’s oldest coffee shop. This was meant to be the pinnacle moment of the trip, but instead it was an utter disappointment. The coffee was subpar and I didn’t even finish my gelato (I always finish my gelato!!!). I couldn’t help but…