Espresso Paradise

Originally uploaded by telfandrea.

Telfer and I consumed our respective body weights in espresso over the course of our trip. Espresso is high yield*. The taste is so incredibly concentrated, the caffeine high so immediate that I wonder why Americans insist on concealing their coffee in vast quantities of steamed milk. It’s really unfortunate.

This is a picture of my second double espresso in fifteen minutes at a cafe in Prague.

*High yield is a medical student term that has worked its way into our everyday family lexicon (unlike say, polymyalgia rheumatica).

Published by Andrea Y. Griffith

owner of browsers. former librarian. wife. mother to two tweens and the cutest labradoodle in the world.

One thought on “Espresso Paradise

  1. Sounds lovely — although, I would have been shaking like crazy after two double espressos in fifteen minutes. I guess I’m not able to handle a high yield.


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