One of “Germany’s Starbucks” is a coffee chain called, Balzac Coffee. It always struck me when I found out that people didn’t know Balzac was a famous author, but I had no better clue as to why someone honored him with in the name of their café. Today I stumbled upon the New Yorker’s daily shout to Balzac and now it all makes sense: Balzac was legendary in his coffee drinking habits, supposedly drinking up to fifty cups per day.
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As a Code Wrangler at Automattic, Inc., I spend my days reticulating splines. As a nomad, I own very few things and enjoy living simply. I love cooking, engineering, photography, and my faithful God, Jesus Christ. View all posts by Dennis Snell