“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”
If ever you do get to a shop where business opportunities are being discussed, just find a nook like this one.
Hold up – What’s a second wave coffee shop? Continue reading “Business Opportunity Closed at a Second Wave Shop”
They are the “curators of functional luxury” – the Satchmi team and their amazing store in SM Mega Fashion Hall have been formative for this blogger’s coffee addiction.
Considering that that is such a small glass, that is amazing latte art work!
Continue reading “Satchmi Store and the quality life”
Of course it’s coffee, coffee beans were brewed with hot coffee and then processed (by processed I mean it was dried) eventually leading to the powder/granules we all know. Therefore, that popular instant coffee company’s tag line a while back that there’s were made from “real coffee beans”? That’s a load of crap.
But considering it as actual Kape goes deeper than that. Three levels deep in fact: Continue reading “Instant Coffee, is it Kape?”
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.
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”