The state of the coffee scene in France

franceWhile we consumed macarons and mimolette gleefully in France, we never really sought out French coffee… and I guess we weren’t the only ones. Turns out France has never been big on coffee, cafe culture yes, but the actual coffee, not so much. We greatly enjoyed Roads and Kingdoms’ essay, “Why is Coffee in France La Merde?” which discusses the history of coffee in France, and how there has been recent push for more craft roasters and coffee-centric cafes.

Holybelly, part of the new coffee scene in Paris, by Roads and Kingdoms.

Holybelly, part of the new coffee scene in Paris, by Roads and Kingdoms.

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