Originally Posted by GotGarlic
I friend who lives in London emailed me an account of a visit she and her husband made to a rather trendy coffee shop recently. Talk about hype! The waitress, a very superior person, carefully explained to them exactly
how the coffee had to be drunk, including how long (in seconds!) they must leave it before stirring it and drinking it, in order to have it at precisely
the right temperature and the direction it should be stirred in came into the instructions. Sugar was deeply frowned on.
My friend said she and her husband felt very cowed and were almost expecting to be put in detention if they got it wrong!