Next Time You're In ... Bangkok

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Fed up with choosing among decaf mocha, latte frappé or iced mellocino? Then head to Bangkok's Abyssinia Café, tel: (66-2) 655 3436, where there's just one type of coffee on the menu: strong. And that's just how the regulars like it. Ethiopian Tigist Fekade, 37, opened the café a few months ago, wanting to give her customers a taste of the drink's Ethiopian roots (coffee is named after the country's Kaffa region)."Coffee is my country's gift to the world," she says, roasting a handful of green beans from Sidamo over charcoal embers.

It's a gift Bangkok's coffee...

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