still more incisive observation from the globe-trotting blogfather, who, in his brief stint on the mother turf, has now sampled a large array of the finest coffee establishments in these states co-joined:
high-end coffee people tend to be one of two types: exceptionally nice or total jerks.
funny ’cause it’s true! you might even host a shot-gulping game in front of today’s live video stream of the u.s. barista championship, indexing all the “i’s” and “me’s” against references to the, you know, actual coffee.
one shot of espresso per five self references, say. we’re shooting for an overall barista ego score of deliriously shaky!
UPDATE: nice guy wins.