4. Make it a flat white. It’s the drink of choice amongst South Africa’s serious caffeine heads, and for good reason. It’s like the lovechild of a macchiato and a latte, a perfect balance of dense, bitter espresso and a tight milky cap of what meticulous baristas call microfoam. It drinks like a velvet jacket soaked in espresso. In Cape Town, places like Jason’s and Deluxe serve exceptional coffee, but we’ll take ours from the Department of Coffee in Khayelitsha, an awesome and unlikely township coffeeshop where flat whites go for 8R, about half of what they cost in the City Bowl.
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