Let's Be Frank Episode 11

But First, Coffee!

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An episode about coffeehouses and their role in crafting the culture of the Enlightenment.


1. Science Meets Food. “Turkish Coffee: A Tradition Steeped in History: Food History & Tradition |.” Science Meets Food, November 4, 2019. https://sciencemeetsfood.org/turkish-coffee/#:~:text=Turkish Coffee History,seed for all future coffeehouses. 

2. Ryan Ferguson. “What Can We Learn from Benjamin Franklin’s Coffeehouse Obsession?” Ryan Ferguson, November 23, 2021. https://ryanferguson.co.uk/blogs/blog/benjamin-franklin-coffeehouses-digital-nomadism. 

3. The women’s petition against coffee representing to publick consideration the grand inconveniencies accruing to their sex from the excessive use of that drying, enfeebling liquor : Presented to the right honorable the keepers of the liberty of venus / by a well-willer. Accessed June 4, 2023. https://quod.lib.umich.edu/e/eebo/A66888.0001.001?rgn=main%3Bview. 


‌ 4. Saxena, Jaya. “Rules and Orders of the Coffee House.” uncommon, April 11, 2014. https://uncommon-courtesy.com/tag/rules-and-orders-of-the-coffee-house/.