Category: thoughts with kape

A family was buying (beyond) dark roast coffee beans in a grocery store; I was buying sago

You’ve seen those clear boxes section from a major grocery chain, right? Where you can pick dried fish, dried mushrooms, packed beans, and yes coffee beans. BTW, have you tried cooking large sago (tapioca pearls) at home? Dude, it took me about 6 hours in total and it involved a lot of stirring, turning the fire off, straining, and waiting. I digress…

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I was referring to something worse than this Credit: Pixabay

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Business Opportunity Closed at a Second Wave Shop

“Open-minded ka ba? Tara, kape tayo!” (Are you open-minded? Let’s get some coffee!). That invite has been abused to death that it’s become a (Filipino) meme. I acknowledge that this article is about a year or two too late already, “business opportunity” meetings are not saturated in second wave coffee shops anymore. These “multi-level marketing” (MLM) companies now actually invest more in their own spaces. That and the fact that some marketers not caring where they conduct their “business opportunity” meetings so long as they “close the deal”

#shareyourkape #starbucks #networking #multilevelmarketing

If ever you do get to a shop where business opportunities are being discussed, just find a nook like this one.

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Kape is Filipino for Coffee

Wait up, just want to create a time stamp. At this moment when I finished setting up this blog and started writing this article, there are 56 followers of @shareyourkape on Instagram. I guess you can call this a “spin-off” (I am a finance major after all) of a food-centric blog.

Costa Coffee share your kape

A heart? A rosetta? A Fern? A rorschach test?

So why share your kape? Why not? I drink coffee almost every day. I like sharing it. Why create an Instagram page (and now a blog) dedicated to coffee? Do I want to stop bad coffee? No. I mean the first article features coffee and food from a Costa Coffee. (Which is not bad, but highly commercialized). Continue reading “Kape is Filipino for Coffee”