Better with a cup of coffee

A virtual café for coffee lovers sharing experiences made richer by coffee.

Virtual Cafe for Coffee Lovers: Sip, Savor, and Connect

What is our Virtual Café?

Our virtual café caters to coffee lovers and those who appreciate great stories and a multitude of exciting experiences. Our café offers a variety of fantastic features, including our captivating podcast, Cuppa Connections, where we dive deep into the world of coffee, cultures, and fascinating tales. Our engaging blogs provide a wealth of knowledge and insights, while our delightful coffee and food pairing recipes will tantalize your taste buds. And don’t forget to visit our shop, where you’ll find a multitude of fabulous items to enhance your coffee experience. So, grab your favorite mug, sit back, and indulge in the warm and friendly ambiance of Better with a Cup of Coffee. We hope you enjoy it!

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Hi, I'm Portia

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In 2015, I decided to leave LA and move back home to Greensboro, NC to take care of my dad, aka Dougie Fresh and my brother, Joshman. I developed a routine of having coffee every morning with my dad. Coffee brought us together.

Cuppa Connections Podcast

Featured Podcast

The common denominator for us all is our love for coffee. Let’s experience different cultures together with our Cuppa Connections podcast! We are savoring relationships with COFFEE LOVERS around the world, and sharing their experiences that have been Better with a Cup of Coffee.


Listening to a Generation That Still Wants to Be Heard; My Dad

by Portia White | Cuppa Connections Ep. 15

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What's the buzz around our podcast?

“I enjoyed listening to how coffee plays a fole in people every day life. I’m a tea girl, but the stories are fun and engaging.”


“Portia’s easy-going manner and curiosity about her guests’ stories make for smooth listening. Don’t be surprised if you catch yourself smiling when they crack each other up.”


“Connections are so important even more now than ever before. This podcast is an opportunity to add to commucinty of coffee lovers and make connections we all are longing for.”


Featured Blogs

Kings Road Cafe

Life gives you lemons and oranges, and instead of crying about why things can’t be sweet all the time, find those oranges, that sweetness and make the best sweet & sour dish that life has to offer! What does this have to do with coffee, you might ask? Everything!...

What’s the Perfect Food Pairing for Your Favorite Coffee? Discover the Mouthwatering Combinations!

Coffee, the beloved beverage that fuels our mornings and keeps us going throughout the day, has become an integral part of our daily routine. But have you ever considered pairing your favorite coffee with food? Just like wine, coffee can enhance the flavor profiles of...

Culture in France and Italy: Is Malaika Paul’s Travel the Key to Relaxing Rejuvenation?

​Are you tired of being just another tourist, following the same old guidebooks and visiting the overcrowded tourist attractions? Well, get ready to embark on a journey like no other as we join Malaika Paul, a seasoned traveler who knows all the secrets to...

Coffee and Camping: The Perfect Blend for Outdoor Enthusiasts

There's something magical about waking up in the great outdoors, with the crisp morning air filling your lungs and the warm rays of the sun gently kissing your face. As you emerge from your cozy sleeping bag, nothing sets the tone for the day quite like a steaming cup...

Discover the Trails Cafe in Griffith Park: A Hidden Gem for Hikers, Coffee Lovers and Nature Enthusiasts!

Uncover the Ultimate Lunch Spot: Coffee and Great Food in Griffith Park THE TRAILS Los Angeles, CAWelcome to The Trails, the hidden gem nestled in the heart of the Los Feliz community, Los Angeles, CA! Imagine living just a hop, skip, and a jump away from this...

Coffee & Food Pairing Recipes

The love affair of food and coffee is a delicate balance that many of us enjoy everyday. Whether it’s enjoying breakfast with friends, or that slice of mom’s dessert at dinner, it pairs excellent with a cup of coffee. Conversations come naturally and lasting memories are made. Enjoy our tasty pairings and recipes. 

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