City of pasig — Or so it says on the chalk board in front of me. I sample their cappuccino—good, the only thing keeping it from being truly “epic” (what the cafe calls itself) is the fact that they used chocolate syrup (que horror!) to draw out a pretty pattern on the foam. I’ve been gone too long. But definitely not complaining about all these third wave coffee shops opening in Manila. More, please!
Portland — Rain outside. Coffee inside. The shop is a warm oasis of polished wood and exposed beams; of burr grinders, steaming espresso machines, and gleaming glass slow-drip apparatus. Professionals, hipsters...
Melbourne — Nothing profound happening here. Just the simple pleasure of receiving an unsolicited compliment from a stranger. Well, let’s be realistic here — the compliment was rather directed at my eyewear and n...
Chengdu — The first thing to notice after you approach the counter is selection; the most “plain” thing you can order outside a chain like Starbucks is an espresso or americano (neither really my cup of tea), w...
Sitting here in a cafe on campus and decided to try out Hi on a whim. I am fascinated by cafe culture here and how it's being imported and adapted.
Lyn is glad to see that God is in Create Cafe.
Tokyo and their many hidden cafés absolutely kills me. Beautiful day, company, life.
So many people in this cafe are drawing, I love it.
Sendagaya / another coffee shop close to my office
One of my favorite little kyoto cafes
In Beijing, a new coffee place is almost always all about the fit out - then the coffee. Occasionally they get both right.
Rain outside. Coffee inside. Polished wood and exposed beams. Burr grinders, steaming espresso machines, and gleaming glass slow-drip apparatus.
Books, coffee and crepes? My new favorite spot. (But no wifi. Maybe for the better!)
A hint of the end
Under Hell's Kitchen
Sunday night cafe life
The Yoga House.
Same as it. Ever. Was.
Life is too short to have bad coffee.
Sengoku / original roasted beans cafe / I used to come here for branch
There is no stranger cafe in the world
Just add water.
Sometimes one is enough.
It was my first time in Paris, and I only had a day or two to try and see everything
Monochrome: red metal
The cafe with a view.
Orange monochrome: mid morning line up.
Seven eighths — a vulgar fraction
Needs must when the devil drives.
Waiting for a coffee. Looking up.
An embarrassment of riches
Just a single viewpoint?
Safe from the wind. And a dose of ethiopiques.