Some people I know refuse to “speak Starbucks”. Sure, they have coffee beverages that come in a venti size — even if that literally means “twenty” in Italian (and not as in “twenty trips to the bathroom”). And if you order a latte in Italy, you would get a glass of milk — its literal [...]
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Posted by TheShot on 07 Jan 2006 | Filed under: Café Society
Bill Hall wrote an article in today’s Tacoma, WA The News Tribune illustrating the many parallels between espresso bars and, well, “bar” bars: I’m fluent in coffee, booze – so give me your best shot. It includes the fanciful drinks ordered by people who really don’t like what is really in them (be it espresso [...]