Category: Coffee

The Waffle Affair Coming Soon to Newport Beach

Southern California culinary enthusiasts will soon rendezvous at a new gourmet go-to when The Waffle Affair debuts in Newport Beach in late 2014. Nestled in the Bayside Center complex conveniently en route to the bustling Balboa Island, The Waffle Affair will enhance the thriving local foodie community with a full-service, gourmet coffee bar and the introduction of handcrafted waffles with superior flavor and impeccable texture. Drawing inspiration from the authentic Belgian and Liége style waffles, each artisan waffle [Read more]

Fall Happenings at Coffee Bean

In honor of Better Breakfast Month this September, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® invites customers to start their day right with $1.50 bakery items, upon purchase of a large beverage. Available in all company-owned stores* throughout the month, the promotion encourages patrons to indulge in the most important meal of the day, featuring new seasonal bakery item—Harvest Cranberry Walnut Toast, cut 1 inch thick and served with a choice of maple almond butter (+$1.00)—to pair alongside new fall beverages such as [Read more]

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and Operation Homefront Join Forces to Donate to Military Families

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® is proud to kick off its annual Support At Home campaign in stores. Through Aug. 10, the specialty coffee and tea retailer has teamed with its customers and Operation Homefront to donate coffee, tea and financial donations to active military members, veterans and families in need throughout the US. Operation Homefront is a nonprofit organization that provides emergency financial assistance and other support to families of service members and wounded warriors. The Coffee Bean & [Read more]

Blackmarket Bakery Debuts New Espresso and Bakery Items

On Cinco de Mayo, Blackmarket Bakery launched a complete espresso bar menu including espresso shots, macchiato, cappuccino, caffe latte, caffe mocha and Americano. Drinkers can personalize their hot or cold fix with shots of vanilla or caramel sauce, and soy and almond milk. I had the chance to sample a few of the new drinks and they were amazing! All the coffee drinks are made with Kean Coffee and the syrups are all made in-house. Iced caramel drinks are my favorite so I was partial to that one, although the coconut [Read more]

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® Kicks Off Summer with New Caramel Brownie and Mud Pie Ice Blended® Drinks

                The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®, Southern California’s iconic specialty coffee and tea retailer, introduces two new Ice Blended® drink flavors for summer: Mud Pie and Caramel Brownie. From May 19 to Sept. 1, customers can indulge with the latest flavors of the Ice Blended® drink, the innovation that started the frozen coffee craze in 1989. The new Ice Blended® drinks blend premium coffee with rich chocolate flavors for a [Read more]

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® Raises a Cup to Teachers with $1 Drinks for National Teacher Appreciation Day

In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Day, tomorrow, Tuesday, May 6, 2014, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® shows appreciation for America's educators with a $1* drink promotion. Just in time for final exams, all teachers who present their faculty ID at any participating store location* of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® are eligible to receive one regular size drink (12 oz.) as a small token of appreciation for their invaluable work, dedication, and contribution to the community. The Coffee Bean joins thousands [Read more]

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Warms Up Winter with New Latte Macchiatos

Kicking off the New Year on a high note, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® introduces Latte Macchiatos, the company’s latest line of espresso-based beverages. Available through March 2, 2014 in participating locations nationwide, customers can enjoy three varieties of the new beverage: Caramel, Vanilla Bean, and Dark Chocolate. A twist on the classic Latte Macchiato—“stained milk” or “marked milk” in Italian—The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® Latte Macchiato is comprised of whole milk and [Read more]