Coffee shops used to be the place you just went to hang out on a lazy Sunday morning, throwing yourself down in the overstuffed chair probably bought at a garage sale. But nowadays many cafes are precise operations — every drink, food item, and fixture carefully plotted and planned.
Sometimes these places can even come off as intimidating, especially if you get a condescending barista. Blah, right? But good manners on everyone's part will get you a long way. Here are nine essential ingredients of good coffee shop manners.