Grandmother passed her barista exam
Submitted by Peter Kim
Coffee culture is evolving rapidly in South Korea. The market is vibrant and demand for quality is high. While there is an abundance of recognizable franchises serving mainstream flavors to the masses, there's also a healthy supply and demand for independent shops where connoisseur-ship can be cultivated.
In this photo, my mother, having recently aced the barista exam, exhibits her skills to her newly acquired skills to her attentive granddaughter.