Is Your Barista Flirting With You? The Definitive Guide Of Knowing You're Probably Reading Into It
Looking for love outside of the internet? Good luck. Finding someone who you melt with instantly? Now you're chasing gold.
But in the coffee and service industry world, these qualities are usually misinterpreted by those who take a smile as something more. So for those who suffer in this category, we welcome you to get educated.
1. Asking About Your Cross Streets.
In the city that is seven miles by seven miles, it's pretty natural to be neighbors—and with such affinity to your particular neighborhood, you could be blocks away. We don't think he wants to know where you live per say but he's interested in SF as much as you live there. Even maybe.
2. Writing more than your name on the cup (cashier bonus).
HL, SM, or even DC, no Maria, these are to let the surroundings know that, yes, you are drinking a hot chocolate. No secrets to decode here, he's not trying to slide in your DM's. But... if he happens to slide his number on his cup—bingo, you're in.
3. A Smile. A SMILE, PEOPLE.
Because humans use their facial muscles to express happiness, a smile may occur when you make a joke, slip up a little, or in general you're a nice person. In the service world, a smile equals a big fat tip.
4. Asking about your milk.
No... You're reading into it. Clearly.
5. Saying goodbye when you leave.
A way for customers to feel welcomed as they leave, if he says goodbye—he wants your business again, not your ass. Blessed be kitty girl.
// But seriously, this is just a little treat of something we will be testing in the future. Thoughts? Let us know what you think here.