Dixie Somers's Blog (5)

What You Need to Know Before Opening a Pay-by-Weight Restaurant

Deciding to open a restaurant is a big step in your life. You’ve determined that your main draw for customers will be the fact that they can pay-by-weight for the food that they purchase. However, before you jump headfirst into opening your new restaurant, here are a few things that you should know.

Customers Still Like Prepared Meal Options

When it comes to a pay-by-weight type of restaurant, many may think of a buffet-style setup where customers add whatever food they…


Added by Dixie Somers on September 10, 2019 at 12:46pm — No Comments

How to Save Your Teeth from Coffee Stains

Everybody loves to drink coffee, whether as a hot espresso, a frothy cappuccino or as a refreshing iced mocha cafe with sugar and creamer. But nobody loves the stains that coffee leaves on their teeth.

Coffee stains are caused by a compound called tannins, and there isn’t much you can do to reduce their content in your coffee or directly neutralize them. Some…


Added by Dixie Somers on January 9, 2018 at 9:06am — No Comments

Coffee Beans: What's the Difference?

Most coffee drinkers know what kind of roast they prefer to drink, whether it’s light, dark, or bold. Fewer people understand the differences in the beans that affect taste. There are several dozen species of coffee plants that produce beans, but really only two that are used for drinking: Arabica and Robusta. After they’ve been roasted, it’s almost impossible to see a…


Added by Dixie Somers on May 15, 2017 at 9:07am — No Comments

5 Delicious Flavored Lattes to Try

Many coffee lovers like trying new flavors, and lattes are often a favorite when it comes to flavored coffee drinks. Coffee shops often have seasonal drinks throughout the year based on popular flavors. The following is a list of 5 flavored lattes that you should try if you love coffee.


Pumpkin Spice

This flavor is the perfect drink if…


Added by Dixie Somers on May 8, 2017 at 8:29am — No Comments

4 Great Donut-Coffee Matchups

The combination of coffee and donuts is one of the most classic food pairings in history. But not all coffee and donut matchups are created equal. Check out the list below for some of the yummiest pairings for breakfast on the go.


1. Cronut and Pour-Over

Bring out your inner hipster with two very big food trends: the "cronut," a cross between a croissant and a donut, and pour-over coffee. Cronuts have light, flaky layers like a croissant, but are sugary sweet…


Added by Dixie Somers on September 7, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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