I’d like to share an experience of mine with all of you coffee lovers. There I am, all dressed up in the middle of the day after running around town for errands, sitting in a rather fancy cafe with the most wonderful view ever. I read about some really cool new ways of drinking coffee so I wanted to try something, but it seems like this isn’t textbook news followed by all, but only a result of creativity and ability to ‘dance’ behind the bar. Anyway, I ordered a cappuchino and sat there just enjoying the view and the lovely ambiance. And while being all completely cut out of my current reality, when the waiter brought my coffee and I lifted the cup to take a sip, I was slammed by the crack on it. Believe it or not, I was served an Italian cappuchino in a cracked cup.
I gave away the need to explain (and argue most times) to waiters and managers how inexplicably rude and offensive it is to disrespect your customers in such way, so I just let it go. However, a thought swirled in my mind: if I love and enjoy coffee so much, is it understandable that I refuse to take it in just about any type of cup? (more…)