29 Oct '13, 2am

Da Zhong Kopi Stall: Who Will Hold The Sock?

Da Zhong Kopi Stall: Who Will Hold The Sock?

We are looking at the end of the traditional Kopi Man. Oh, our Nanyang style coffee heritage will live on with the likes of Killiney, Ya Kun and Toast Box, but you are not going to be able to find anymore of the traditional Kopi sock masters in our next generation. The reason is very simple. These mom and pop kopi stalls sell a cup of kopi for 70 cents, they operate in unglamorous conditions and their equipment don't come with Italian sounding names. If you are a Gen Y Singaporean, would you choose to be a Coffee Barista or a Kopi Sock Master? If you managed to tender for a hawker stall, would you choose to sell a cup of Kopi for 70 cents or a cappuccino for $3? I think that in twenty year's time, it will be hard to find a Singaporean who is still pulling a cup of kopi through the sock. But, there will be many who would be experts at pulling coffee from an expresso machine...

Full article: http://ieatishootipost.sg/2013/10/da-zhong-kopi-stall-who...

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