history Archives

Giving a Historic Diner New Life Established by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Register of Historic Places lists locations throughout the United States that are deemed to hold historical significance. The register includes sites such as homes once occupied by important… Read More >

In Part 1, we looked back through history at the origins of sweet tea in colonial America during the buildup to the Revolutionary War. The Whiskey Rebellion Fast forward twenty years, and a new kind of tax began to plague the young country. Alexander Hamilton… Read More >

Drinks for a Rebel Reunion, Part 1 If you’re traveling south of the Mason-Dixon Line and you stop at any restaurant, café, or dive and order tea, you’re most likely going to get a tall glass of a syrupy concoction that has the potential to… Read More >

Your Gear Reveals Where Your Brew Belongs If, like the marooned hipster of our infographic, you’ve been living on a desert island and haven’t heard the term “third-wave (or first- or second-wave) coffee,” you can still probably figure out which one your convenience store, hotel… Read More >