A Conversation for A Guide to the Menu at Starbucks


Post 1


An "Americano" is a shot of espresso mixed with hot water (not coffee with espresso and water). The water is added to the drink in order to make European coffee (i.e., espresso) into something approximating American coffee, and hence, "Americano".


Post 2

unremarkable: Lurker, OMFC, LPAS

absolutely correct, that was an editorial change, see "breve". silly editors. smiley - smiley

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