on coffee shops

Coffee shops are a necessary social institution. They're a place for meeting, reuniting, flirting, reading, studying, napping, meditating, observing, and imbibing. I feel immensely grateful to work in one. I eavesdrop on brown-nosers, innovators, hobbyists, gossipers, and over-sharers. I see joyful reunions and daily fights between friends over who gets to pay for whose latte. … Continue reading on coffee shops

spiced chocolate cafe au lait

A simple way to (literally) spice up your morning coffee. If I had a milk steamer, this whole process would be legit, but since I don't have one (yet), I have to get creative to make foamy, steamy drinks at home. I also don't own an espresso machine. Becoming a barista has shown me the … Continue reading spiced chocolate cafe au lait