On foot of that The Beloved heard a clip on the wireless about differential coffee prices according to the politeness of the customer. As she said, that is a nice conceit which encourages the minimum of respect required for the servitor and the transaction. I have two daughters in the catering trade, that's all they ask for. But the wireless has no sources, so I went to Uncle Google to find out where this happened and whether is was 'news'.
- Dec 2013 La Petite Syrah, Nice, France [picture above].
- Oct 2014. Seven Mile Beach Kiosk Café, Gerroa, NSW, Australia. Same concept but in English.
- Mar 2016. L'Hamburgé, Grenoble, France. in France: citing La Petite Syrah.
- Jul 2016 CUPS Coffee & Tea, Roanoke, VA, USA. Ditto as Oz 2014.
- Sep 2016 Restaurant Blau Grifeu in Llança, Spain. Same but in Spanish.