Lance Armstrong owns a coffee shop in downtown Austin, Texas called "Juan Pelota Cafe". The name is a joking reference to his testicular cancer, with the name "Juan" being considered by some a homophone for "one" and "Pelota" being the Spanish word for "ball". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lan…
There’s a cafe in east London called the Cereal Killer Cafe which is solely dedicated to selling cereals from across the world. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cer…
In 2009 a 3-month-old Korean child died from malnutrition after both her parents spent hours each day in an Internet cafe, raising a virtual child in an online game. wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_…
In back to the future 2 , in the cafe 80s scene , at the end of the cafe it was Elijah Wood( kid on the left ) trying to play the gunslinger game . youtu.be/7AJtb-uSTr4
Despite its Famous Cafe Culture, Italy does Not Have a Single Coffee Farm greenfarmcoffee.co.uk/wha…
An affogato (Italian for "drowned") is an Italian coffee-based dessert. Restaurants and cafes in Italy categorize the affogato as a dessert, some restaurants and cafes outside Italy categorise it as a beverage en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aff…
A man created a fake restaurant on TripAdvisor and asked around for good reviews. Eventually, the fake restaurant was the #1 restaurant in London, and was being called up 100s of times daily for bookings. For a day, the man set up a β€œcafe” in his backyard and served frozen food to rave reviews. vice.com/en_us/article/43…
There are "cuddle cafes"/ "co-sleeping shops" in Japan that let you sleep with a stranger for Y6,000 an hour: Soineya, Japan’s first β€œco-sleeping specialty shop,” started in 2012 - where customers can pay to sleep in the arms of a beautiful girlβ€”with no strings attached. japantoday.com/category/f…
There are mayonnaise themed cafe's in Japan soranews24.com/2019/03/22…
The creator of Attack on Titan was inspired to create the Titans after seeing a drunk customer at a cafe. He was inspired by the lack of the ability to communicate even though the person was of the same species. He decided the most familiar and scary animal in the world is actually the human. animenewsnetwork.com/news…
The most common recurring minor character on Seinfeld is not Newman, or Frank Costanza. Appearing in 109 episodes, Ruthie Cohen is the cashier at Monk's Cafe, and appears in the background in more than double the amount of episodes as the next minor character (Newman, with 48). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
I learned there is a Restaurant/Cafe in London where you can eat Eggs, Bread and Porridge for free, with a Tea. Its a pay what you want concept and open for everyone. Everyone’s welcome, no matter if you are a City Broker or simply broke. eggsandbread.co.uk/
The translation for 'breakfast' in Brazil is 'cafe da manha' which literally translates to 'coffee of the morning'. Brazil is the world's largest coffee producer. worldatlas.com/articles/t…
Today I learned of the Death Cafe, a form of get together where people specifically talk about death and mortality. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dea…
Johnny Depp and Kate Moss met at Cafe Tabac before they began dating, the same restaurant where Leonardo DiCaprio met his first public girlfriend Bridget Hall theface.com/culture/caf%C…
Today I learned every year hundreds of Great White Sharks migrate to a random area in the mid-Pacific ocean and loiter around, no one knowing why. This area has been coined as the "White Shark Cafe'". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…
*meet the stars for the price of a cup of tea*: the Blue Boar was a late night cafe in the 60s, frequented by touring bands, including The Beatles, Cream, Status Qyo & the Stones, who once ordered Fish n chips with an egg on top. bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/b01…
Hard Rock Cafe is entirely owned by the native american Seminole Tribe of Florida en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Har…
There's a French cafe that offers discounts to polite customers. theguardian.com/world/201…
Hard Rock Cafe Inc. is owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Har…
During the Inter-World War years there were 35,000 cafes and fish bars serving on the streets of Britain. seafoodathome.com/2019/05…
There are a class of people in Japan referred to as Cyber Homeless who live at cyber cafes because they are a cheaper alternative than an apartment. The cafes offer free showers and sell underwear. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Net…
Leavenworth, WA is a Bavarian themed town. In 1962, Proj. LIFE formed to find ways revitalize the town. The theme idea was created by 2 guys, who bought a Cafe there in 1960. The first building remade in the Bavarian style (Chikamin Hotel) renamed the Edelweiss after the state flower of Bavaria. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lea…
The foul-mouthed teddy bear "Ted" was so popular in Japan, that it got its very own cafe. The sequel even got a toned down, PG12 version. thefreshtoast.com/food/ja…
In 1978 a man with a shotgun held a Melbourne cafe hostage until his mother turned up in her night gown and hit him over the head with her handbag. He gave himself up soon after. theage.com.au/victoria/tr…
The national weather center campus where they make severe weather/tornado forecasts has a cafe called the Flying Cow, a reference from the 90's movie Twister. foxnews.com/science/torna…
A Chinese woman missing for 10 yrs and presumed dead was found living at an internet cafe. A runaway at age 14, she was good at the game "Cross Fire,"so other gamers paid to watch her play it; she slept at internet cafes and public bathhouses until being found at age 24 people.com/article/chines…
Hajime Isayama, creator of the "Attack On Titan" manga, came up with the idea for the Titans because of an encounter with a drunk customer in an internet cafe he worked at. animenewsnetwork.com/news…
Florida accidentally banned all computers and smart phones from internet cafes huffpost.com/entry/florid…
At the first World Cup Egypt missed their boat, a referee did all his games in suit, tie and knickerbockers, a player was suspended for opening a cafe, a referee called the final whistle after 84 minutes, Bolivia wore berets and a Romanian was believed to have died before turning up at his wake theguardian.com/football/…
Lance Armstrong owns a coffee shop called Juan Pelota Cafe. Juan is a homophone for "one" and "pelota" is Spanish for ball. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lan…
Today I learned of owl cafes a trend that is growing in japan where you can have coffee with owls. businessinsider.com/owl-c…
South Koreans Costco cafe customers consume 20 times the amount of onions as their American counterparts each year latimes.com/world/asia/la…
The chance to sit in the first booth at Monk's Cafe β€” and thus be included in a Seinfeld scene β€” was auctioned off for charity throughout the show's run en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mon…
Steve Jobs frequented a cafe, and many years after having met the owner, discovered that he was his biological father. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste…
Today I learned of people living permanently in cyber cafes in Japan youtube.com/watch?v=Mtdup…
Video game designer Toru Iwatani wanted to create a video game that could appeal to girls. To gauge their interests, he sat in cafes and eavesdropped on female conversations, until one day a group began discussing favorite foods. He used this info as the basis to create Pac-Man. venturebeat.com/2009/09/2…
Florida accidentally banned all computers in the state after poorly wording a law regarding internet cafes huffingtonpost.com/2013/0…
Adam Reed, the creator of Archer, was in a cafe and found himself unable to approach a beautiful woman seated nearby. Instead of talking to her, he conjured up the idea of a spy who "would have a perfect line." blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2…
Mitsitam Cafe at the National Museum of the American Indian provides visitors the opportunity to enjoy the indigenous cuisines of the Americas and explore their history. Selections include authentic Native foods such as traditional fry bread and corn totopos americanindian.si.edu/vis…
In January of 1913, Adolph Hitler, Sigmund Freud, Vladimir Lenin, Leon Trotsky, and Josip Broz Tito were all patrons of a single coffee shop - Cafe Central, in Vienna. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caf…
There is an area in the mid-Pacific ocean called White Shark Cafe where sharks travel to and loiter for no identified reason despite there being little food there and it being a sharks' equivalent of a desert. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…
In the 1960s, Baghdad was a modern, flourishing, and a very clean city by 60s standards. Girls play volleyball, men play board games in open air cafes while sipping strong Arabic coffee, the police force looks purposeful, the traffic is orderly. news.com.au/travel/world-…
Architect Christopher Alexander advocates building street cafes in each neighborhood. "Encourage local cafes to spring up in each neighborhood. Make them intimate places, with several rooms, open to a busy path, where people can sit with coffee or a drink and watch the world go by." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_P…
London has a 'Cereal Cafe' where you can eat hundreds of different kinds of cereals from around the world cerealkillercafe.co.uk/
Today I learned about Loveland in Jeju Island, South Korea, a theme sculpture park where more than 100 pieces of fun, humorous and erotic pieces of art are exposed for apreciation of 20+ years visitors with it's own cafe, glass dome restaurant and art shop. english.visitkorea.or.kr/…
There is a "Cuddle Cafe" in Japan that allows customers to take a 20 minute cuddle nap with a girl for Β£24 independent.co.uk/voices/…
In Japan they have "Cat Cafes", coffee shops where you can hang out with cats. Every Redditor's wet dream. vice.com/read/meow-meow-m…
In January 1913 alone, Josip Broz Tito, Sigmund Freud, Adolf Hitler, Vladimir Lenin, and Leon Trotsky were all patrons of the same cafe in Vienna en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caf…
Great White Sharks congregate in the middle of the pacific ocean in an area known as the White Shark Cafe en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…
In Paris in 2010 an 18 month old infant fell from a 6th story window, bounced off the awning of a cafe below, and was then caught, unharmed, by a doctor who happened to be walking by. bbc.co.uk/news/world-euro…
There is a cafe near Salt Lake City called "Serving Time," and it's run entirely by state prisoners. corrections.utah.gov/inde…
There is a Cereal Cafe in London where you can eat hundreds of different kinds of cereal from all around the world. It is called the Cereal Killer Cafe. cerealkillercafe.co.uk/th…
The Florida Seminole tribe has owned Hard Rock Cafe since 2007 wikipedia.org/wiki/Hard_R…
After F. Scott Fitzgerald revealed to Ernest Hemingway that his wife, Zelda, had complained that his penis was too small, Hemingway examined Fitzgerald’s penis in a cafe toilet and assured him it was of β€œnormal” size. nytimes.com/books/00/12/2…
There’s a hedgehog cuddling cafe in Tokyo japantimes.co.jp/life/201…
In 2015 a Chinese woman who was missing for a decade & presumed dead was found living in an internet cafe after playing games for 10 years. huffingtonpost.com.au/ent…
Today I learned of Butler's cafΓ© , a butler themed cafe in Tokyo. According to the owner, Japanese women "want a cafe where the waiters [are] male, good-looking, will treat them nice, but most importantly [are] Western." Butler's cafΓ© "is the sole cafe hiring only foreign men as staff." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/But…
Kellogg's has its own cafe in Times Square which sells bowls of cereal for $7.50. ny.eater.com/2016/6/28/12…
- A woman named Jessica Wongso, was found guilty of murdering her friend, Mirna Salihin, by lacing her iced coffee with cyanide at Olivier Cafe in Jakarta in 2016. abc.net.au/news/2016-10-2…
There is a cafe that serves over 100 kinds of cereal in the UK called a Cereal Killer Cafe en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cer…
The Hard Rock Cafe franchise is owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sem…
Hard Rock Cafe is owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Har…
The Dutch-Belgian border passes through several cafe's. The Dutch had a law requiring dining establishments to close earlier than they did in Belgium. When this time came around, patrons on the Dutch side would have to get up and move tables, over to the Belgian side mentalfloss.com/article/2…
Florida once accidentally outlawed every computer in the state due to a poorly worded bill aimed at banning slot machines and internet cafes huffingtonpost.com/2013/0…
The Hard Rock Cafe (the entire chain) is owned by the Florida Seminoles. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Har…
The Hard Rock Cafe is owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Har…
The Native American Seminole tribe bought Hard Rock Cafe in 2006. " We will buy back American one hamburger at a time" money.cnn.com/2006/12/07/…
Today I learned of Down Cafe in Istanbul, whose entire staff has down syndrome odditycentral.com/travel/…
The Hard Rock Cafe chain is owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida hardrock.com/corporate/ow…
The first taxidermied blue whale was made on a beach where spectators would pay to watch, then brought to a museum, where it was modified to become a cafe. Customers would walk in through the mouth, until it closed when a young couple got frisky in the belly of the beast. preservedproject.co.uk/th…
A Lungo is a long coffee, all the water brewed through the grounds, Cafe Americano is hot water added to a shot of Espresso, and Caffe Crema is a shot added to hot water, to preserve the crema. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lun…
A 3-month-old Korean child died from malnutrition after both her parents spent hours each day in an internet cafe raising a virtual child in an online game, Prius Online. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vid…
There is a cafe/concert venue, called Che Cafe, on University of California San Diego campus that the city and school shut down almost a year ago. The patrons have had a 24/7 sit in since the eviction notice keeping it open, and continues to do regular concerts. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ch%…
There is a cafe run by acid attack victims near the Taj Mahal sheroeshangout.com/
Hard Rock Cafe licensed their name to a Myrtle Beach theme park, Hard Rock Park which featured attractions such as the Magic Mushroom Garden, a bounce house called "the Punk Pit" and Nights in White Satin--the trip. It closed in less than a year. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
In Korea, there are cat cafes where you can go to drink coffee and hang out with cats for hours. onceatraveler.com/things-…
McDonalds owns a hipster cafe it uses for trialling new ideas goodfood.com.au/good-food…
In 2014 a Pikachu Cafe opened in Tokyo. For 6 weeks, it served Pokemon themed food, including Pikachu burgers and edible Pokeballs. polygon.com/2014/7/15/590…
Rainforest Cafes used to feature live parrots and the one at Downtown Disney still has them! atlasobscura.com/articles…
There is a subclass in Japan of, otherwise homeless people, who live in Internet cafes because the rent is cheaper. Net Cafe Refugees. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Net…
In 1960, some US church members wondered, "Would Jesus want to hang out with folks at a traditional institutional church? Or would he want to hang out over a beer in a bar, or coffee in a restaurant?", and founded a Cafe church. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caf…
Florida accidentally banned smartphones and computers in an attempt to ban gambling internet cafes gizmodo.com/did-florida-a…
The man who assassinated Franz Ferdinand, triggering WWI, was part of a group that failed hours earlier. He only got his second chance when he saw him while stopping at a cafe to get a sandwich. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ass…
Lance Armstrong owns a coffee shop in downtown Austin, Texas called "Juan Pelota Cafe". The name is a joking reference to his testicular cancer, with the name "Juan" being a homophone for "one" and "Pelota" being the Spanish word for "ball". huffingtonpost.com.au/ent…
Japan has "owl cafes" where you can dine with actual owls kotaku.com/who-thinks-jap…
Brixton, London has its own currency to support local businesses, with a cash machine and a pay-what-you-feel cafe brixtonpound.org/
Hard Rock Cafe's tradition of displaying rock 'n roll memorabilia was first started by Eric Clapton, who gave a guitar to the original restaurant in London to hang over his regular seat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Har…
There are cat cafes in Korea and Japan with a bunch of cute cats to play with while you have your coffee ycat.kr/cat_cafe01.html
A 3-month-old baby starved to death because her parents spent all day at an internet cafe raising a virtual baby edition.cnn.com/2010/WORL…
The Quality Cafe is one of the most recycled sets in all of Hollywood, and shut down in 2006 to solely become a movie set. cracked.com/article_20173…
There is a growing class of homeless people in Japan known as net cafΓ© refugees, living in Internet cafe cubicles. aeon.co/video/society/jap…
One of the borders between Belgium and Netherlands runs through a cafe. amusingplanet.com/2012/11…
I learned Lance Armstrong's cafe in Austin, TX (Juan Pelota) translates into English as "Juan Ball" mellowjohnnys.com/juan-pe…
Cafe Du Monde declines almost all franchise requests, except for one back in 1984 from a group of businessmen from Japan. There are only 9 Cafe du Monde coffee shops in Louisiana. There are 56 in Japan. cafedumonde.com/locations…
10 Years Ago - Cannabis cafes were set to open all around Britain as the law changed.. guardian.co.uk/uk/2002/ma…
Elijah Wood's first role was that annoying little kid at >Cafe 80's< in Back to the Future Part II
The Hard Rock Cafe gives employees a Rolex watch on their 10th year anniversary of working for them. franchisetimes.com/April-…
A word that is borrowed (untranslated) from another language, like "cafe," is called a "loanword." The word "loanword" itself is called a "calque," which is a foreign word that is translated root for root ("Loanword" comes from the German "Lehnwort"). And "Calque" is a loanword from French! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loa…

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