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...
To continue reading:
Want the full story?
Get TIME the way you want it
Week Digital Pass — $4.99
Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS — $2.99
Year ALL ACCESS — Just $30! Best Deal!
Print Magazine + Digital Edition +
Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com
Learn more about the benefits of being
a TIME subscriber
If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!