Cross-cultural caffeine

I have a confession to make. When I visited the Forbidden City in Beijing last month, I went to a little café there.

Starbucks Forbidden City

Found while emptying out my wallet.

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“StarbucksCoffee Forbidden Store”.

You may remember that Hue wrote a blog post long before i joined Exbiblio about how many seattelites don’t drink starbucks (although many do). And instead drink at small businesses. that made “forbidden store” line just made me laugh out loud.

[…] Quentin has confessed all. While in Beijing he went to a Starbucks. I’ve seen the receipt. Huh! […]

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