Tag Archive 'taiwan'

South Korea’s fetishized coffeeshops: it ain’t just San Francisco

Posted by TheShot on 30 Dec 2010 | Filed under: Café Society, Consumer Trends, Foreign Brew

There ought to be a law. An Internet law at least. And it goes something like this: take any silly idea, add cats, and multiply your popularity by 10,000. We swear if we instead remade this Web site as CoffeeCatRatings.com, we’d be peddling endless holiday calendars, photo T-shirts, and immensely popular YouTube videos with no […]

Taiwan goes crazy for ‘salty coffee’ (?)

Posted by TheShot on 29 Dec 2008 | Filed under: Consumer Trends, Foreign Brew

Sometimes we wonder if coffee drinkers in Southeast Asia are among the most bored people on the planet. Fad-obsessed Japanese consumers may have attention spans rivaling those of fruit flies, but Southeast Asian consumers often prove just how bored out of their skulls they can be with the same old product — coffee being a […]