Sunday, December 18, 2011

The Coffee Shops of 1950s London

Long before the Seattle-based coffeehouse explosion of the 80s and 90s, there was a coffeehouse explosion in London.

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I've been digging this contemporary spot that shows the range of coffeehouse styles, from "cool cats" to "university eggheads."

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As I get ready to head back to Oregon for a month this holiday season, I'm looking forward to visiting some of my favorite coffeehouses - especially the ones with friendly baristas and a good cheap cup of drip coffee.

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1 comment:

Kyle said...

Great post. Made me think of Lindsay Anderson's less wholesome use of the British coffee shop in 1968 (nsfw?).