Coffee Chaos - Navigating the Modern Java Jungle

Coffee Chaos - Navigating the Modern Java Jungle

Doreen Rosevold humorously recounts her bewildering experience at a specialty coffee shop, where the menu and the customers' orders seem foreign and complicated. She struggles with coffee terminology and is shocked by the price and options available, such as coconut milk and various sizes. Rosevold's tale, though possibly exaggerated, highlights a real sentiment: the anxiety and discomfort newcomers can feel in specialty cafes. The article suggests specialty cafes should strive to be more welcoming to all demographics, and encourages individuals to embrace unfamiliar situations as opportunities to learn and grow, rather than fabricate stories that reinforce outmoded stereotypes.

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