Coffee houses in London started to pop up in the 17th Century frequented by those from the insurance houses and auction houses such as Sotheby’s and Christies. The first Gentleman’s Clubs emerged from coffee houses, attracting a more aristocratic clientele by charging membership fees.
Kopi luwak is the world’s most expensive coffee, largely due to the unusual production method involved. It has been produced from the coffee beans which have been digested by the palm civet, an Indonesian cat-like animal. The faeces of this cat will be collected, finished and sold as kopi luwak. The short supply and high demand, the different taste and the unique production methods make kopi luwak the most expensive coffee in the world.
Coffee in Mayfair
Today, coffee has become as integral a part of our daily lives as taking a shower, we enjoy it, we need it and we judge it. Coffee, as we know comes in all shapes, styles and sizes and Mayfair and the surrounding locale is spoilt for choice when it comes to places either to grab a cappuccino on the go, or meet for a leisurely expresso and watch the world go by. [Read more…]