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These global cof­fee hacks will make or­der­ing around the world eas­ier

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USA

HOW TO ASK FOR A COF­FEE “I’d like a ___ cof­fee, please” – fill in with ul­tra-spe­cific or­der­ing de­tails, for ex­am­ple “half-caff, no foam, al­mond milk”. SIGNATURE COF­FEE STYLE Drip cof­fee in a to-go cup, or a latte with de­signer fix­ings. WHAT TO OR­DER WITH YOUR COF­FEE Some­thing sweet, such as a home­made cookie or cheese­cake.

IN­DONE­SIA

HOW TO ASK FOR A COF­FEE IN THE LO­CAL LAN­GUAGE “Boleh minta kopi satu.” SIGNATURE COF­FEE STYLE Kopi Tubruk – finely ground cof­fee beans or pow­der mixed in a cup of boil­ing wa­ter. Sugar is of­ten added au­to­mat­i­cally. WHAT TO OR­DER WITH YOUR COF­FEE Sweet, sticky multi-coloured kue lapis rice cakes such as kle­pon.

JA­PAN

HOW TO ASK FOR A COF­FEE CO IN THE LO­CAL LAN­GUAGE “Koohii o ku­da­sai.” SIGNATURE COF­FEE STYLE Pour-over. WHAT TO OR­DER WITH YOUR COF­FEE Toast.

UNITED KING­DOM

HOW TO ASK FOR A COF­FEE “I’d like a latte/cap­puc­cino/black cof­fee, please.” SIGNATURE COF­FEE STYLE Prob­a­bly a latte or, more re­cently, a flat white. WHAT TO OR­DER WITH YOUR COF­FEE A slice of cake: cof­fee and wal­nut, per­haps?

Edited ex­tract from Lonely Planet's Global Cof­fee Tour (Lonely Planet, $29.99)

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