Photo: Nick FerrariBecause who actually wants to wait in line at Starbucks?As ELLE's photo director, I am responsible for every single image we publish in the magazine. Hey, it takes a lot of synthetic energy to hawkeye a zillion contact sheets every day! And as a mother of two with an hour-long commute, my patience for fussy pick-me-ups is, well, zero. That is why I am obsessed with Grady's Cold Brew coffee concentrate. I first heard of it last summer when [associate editor] Seth Plattner kept a growler of it in the communal fridge. I watched enviously as he poured the stuff over ice and then mixed in milk for the perfect at-your-desk latte. The bottle is chic. It makes an awesome present. Plus, with eight servings in each $15 bottle, it's a whole lot more economical than that $6 Agave Rhubarb Frappuccino you're sipping on. In short: Grady's on the rocks, rocks.
Purchase Grady's Cold Brew 32oz bottle for $15 at gradyscoldbrew.com
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