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Japan's swashbuckling baristas making coffee 'sexy'

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 05:50

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"It's part of a barista's job to enchant the customer and be a bit of a smooth operator, like a bartender. The performance is part of creating an atmosphere to please the customer," says Mr Ishitani (right).

Tokyo

NEED a pick-me-up?

Try a lychee-flavoured coffee infused with jasmine, or a "Chardonnay" espresso served in a wine glass - whatever your taste, Japan's swashbuckling baristas are bringing some serious sex appeal to the drink.

In a country famous for its tea, the

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