Long Black…

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I drink black coffee (Evan says affectinately, “how adult of you”).  One of the first things I learned upon landing down under is how to order coffee.  They serve it in the European style – espresso.  So if I want a traditional black coffee (or Americano), I order a “Long Black,” which is two shots of espresso with water.  A “Short Black” is one shot of espresso.  A “Flat White” is espresso with steamed milk and no foam – kind of like an au lait.