Home of the flat white, chia seed pudding, and avocado toast, Melbourne is the unsuspecting epicenter of the coffee world, boasting one of the highest concentrations of coffee shops per capita on earth. But, as its most towering figures and influences spread overseas, the Australian cultural capital is left to recalibrate its identity.
Introducing Drift: Melbourne.
This issue contains stories about Melbourne, its coffee, and the people who drink it. For their fifth issue, they hear from dozens of locals, shop owners, roasters, patrons, entrepreneurs, writers, and photographers about what it’s like to drink coffee in Melbourne. The capital of Victoria is flush with cafes, boasting one of the highest concentrations of coffee shops per capita in the world. Home of the flat white and avocado toast, this unsuspecting epicenter of the coffee world is at a crossroads, as its most towering figures take what they’ve learned to enterprises overseas, and leave the Australian city to recalibrate its identity.
Drift, Melbourne guides us from Italy to Bali to New York, from 19th century pioneers to the future, as we take a magnifying glass to what makes Melbourne’s coffee scene tick.
Drift: Melbourne includes:
DETAILS 160 pages, offset-printed and perfect bound, full color on uncoated paper. Carbon neutral printing. No ads.