Talk about your favorite cafes, local barista events, or plan your own get-together.
I learned a long time ago to look around and watch them make a drink or two to determine if I'll even order.
- Stean wand clean?
Portafilter kept in group?
Bean hopper excessively oily?
Beans ground for each shot?
Shots pulled in 5 seconds?
Do they seem to care about the drink they are making?