10 cafe trends that need to die

No more mason jars please

"There should be public shaming for the use of jam jars as glasses". Photo: Getty.


 

We asked you to tell us the things Auckland cafes do that really piss you off, and were overwhelmed by a twittery tornado. Here we go...

 

1.Mason jars


jars

2. Menusplaining


menusplaining

 

3. Uncomfortable chairs


uncomfortable chairs

 

4. Bad accoustics


the noise

 

5. Impractical presentation


slates

 

6. Confusing payment options


payment

 

7. Gluten-free intolerance


gluten snobbery

 

8. Lack of personal space


personal space

 

9. Inability to read the room


reading the room

 

10. Inspiring existential crises


eating with people

 




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And the things we LOVE about Auckland cafes? Read about them - and our Top 50 cafes 2015 list - in the November issue of Metro, on sale now.