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Despite the French, Café Americano more than watered down espresso

Despite the French, Café Americano more than watered down espresso

Years ago, I asked a thinly-mustached waiter at a small café in France how the "Café Americano" was named. He gave me a condescending smirk as only a native Frenchman is able and said, "I don't want to say, because I think you are an American."

"No, no, please tell me. For the moment, assume I'm Canadian."

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Despite the French, Café Americano more than watered down espresso

Despite the French, Café Americano more than watered down espresso

Years ago, I asked a thinly-mustached waiter at a small café in France how the "Café Americano" was named. He gave me a condescending smirk as only a native Frenchman is able and said, "I don't want to say, because I think you are an American."

"No, no, please tell me. For the moment, assume I'm Canadian."

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