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found this from 98' when hk was a coffee desert!

Koffee Korner News

Morning Brew - stay in touch with local & world news

An appeal to Internet surfers - if you come across any useful bits and pieces about coffee, I would appreciate your help. Bits like good coffee jokes, wierd news, unusual topics. Anything about coffee. And especially coffee CARTOONS! Even where there are good coffee posters. Please email to Barista. Thank you.

13 November 98
Several more new sayings with coffee in "Said with Koffee".
We are mentioned in the Jacksonville Mining Co. issue on 11 November 98.

10 and 11 November 98
Since 10 Nov 98 morning, we discovered that the Form Mail features of the Voting System was not functioning. The basic Front Page Extensions were also corrupted and had to be reinstalled. Hence we were not able to receive the votes to update the data. Some of you might have seen a very plain website that is missing the usual navigational buttons.

The Barista apologise for the confusion and inconveniences caused and would humbly request those visitors to please try the vote again. If there are still problems, please write to .Thank you.

Fresh updates to Koffee Tenderness, including Mothers and Fathers.

4 November 98
We are mentioned in Ziff-Davis China website as one of hot site. Click here, although it is in Chinese.

29 October 98
A new page, Koffee Korner Friends, added. It is for friends mentions Koffee Korner as one of their favourite websites as well as those who just included the link.

25 October 98
Over 8000 visitors to date.
We were reviewed in the Scout Report of the University of Wisconsin, USA. The Scout Report is a weekly publication offering a selection of new and newly discovered Internet resources of interest to researchers and educators.

18 October 98
Hong Kong's first on-line voting service of favourite cafe launched. Come and rate your cafe.

15 October 98
More awards and reviews for this website:
Catering UK voted us Top 10 Catering Website of the month - October 98
Medsite Online awarded us Gold Award on 14 Oct 98.
ABC Parenting awarded 3-star to us on 13 Oct 98.
CheeseDog gave this website a Cheesedog biscuit award on 12 Oct 98 - the first humour-based award for Koffee Korner for its collection of coffee cartoons and "Too much coffee".

8 October 98
Three more recipes today.
More interesting facts in "Did you know..."

4 October 98
Family PC Fun of USA, selected Koffee Korner as Tip of the Week.

3 October 98
Over 6000 visitors to date.
New additions to "Said with Koffee" page.
Including "Italian Coffee at Sea" by D. H. Lawrence.
And of course, what every coffee connoisseurs should know: In Praise of Coffee, by Sheik Abd-al-Kadir, 1587.

2 October 98
Tufts University Nutrition Navigator, a prestigious panel of leading U.S. and Canadian nutrition experts reviewed our site and gave it a "Better than Most" rating.

30 September 98
A new health article about Coffee and Asthma coutesy of American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
Batesvill Memorial Public Library of Indiana, USA, selected Koffee Korner as Web Pick o' the Week on 28 September 98.

29 September 98
Office Coffee Should be a Job Perk - an interesting article indeed by Suzanne J. Brown.
More wierd news about coffee in Wierd News about Koffee.
More cartoons in Koffee Toons and Nothing Coffee.

25 September 98
Koffee Korner earned Kim Komando's Komputer Klinic Kool Site Food Review. Ms. Kim Komando is a TV Host, Network TalkRadio Host, L. A. Times Syndicated Columnist, and best-selling author.

24 September 98
Celebrating Koffee Korner's new milestone today - over 5000 visitors since 15th July 98.
Special coffee cartoon today at Koffee Kartoons.

22 September 98
With so much attention on Bill-Lewinski these days, there's something quite refreshing in these cartoons. About Starr and censure.
Koffee Korner awarded "The Moms' Network Award" on 21 September 98.
A new Koffee Tenderness today.

21 September 98
Article added: What you should know about free email.
Koffee Korner awarded "The Family Corner Safe Surf Award" on 18 September 98.
New free email service listed. Try "ChickMail" at Chick Click (
Three new recipes added today.

16 September 98
We were mentioned as "Cool Link" at Evansville Online, Henderson Online and Vincennes Online: "Coffee lingo, history, recipes, culture, cartoons and a quote of the day. For the true java connoisseur."

13 September 98
Some Koffee Korner pages re-arranged to make navigation more convenient. If you have bookmarked certain pages, you might like to refresh your bookmarks.

A new page, Morning Brew, will be added. It will contain links to major newspapers, including those from Singapore and Hong Kong.

The entire town, in which our web-hosting provider is located, suffered a serious power outage. It was caused by their power company doing the upgrade to the grid. It also affected MCI and Sprint's internet access service. The Barista and Koffee Korner apologises to the Internet surfers for the inconveniences caused when they were unable to access the website.

11 September 98
The WEB Singapore featured Koffee Korner in their September 98 issue.

10 September 98

Laotian Coffee
New page added. About Laotian coffee.

7 September 98

Koffee and Health
Two new pages of articles covering in greater depth about caffeine as well as the myths and facts of caffeine. A must read for readers concerned about effect of caffeine during pregnancy and on cancer.

Koffee Korner
List of coffee corners aroound Hong Kong is now updated with reviews and images of coupons.

Sweet Flavours
Curious as to what influences affect the growth and use of flavored syrup, several interviews with industry experts around the world give their global perspective.

Koffee Astrology
What does your star sign say about your coffee preference? Read on.

More Coffee Cartoons
Koffee Korner has received a special permission to reprint the famous Ted Goff cartoon.


Koffee Hardnocks - Daily with weekend special.

Koffee Toons - Updated weekly with ocassional weekend special.
New 26 Sep 98

Where to drink - Upon discovery.

Koffee Recipe - A new recipe each week.

Guide to What's In Koffee Korner

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