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4 Feb 2024

Asian Coffee Shops Reshape Paris's Cafe Culture

Coffee consumption in Asia [has seen unparalleled growth](https://www.lemonde.fr/en/lifestyle/article/2024/01/30/in-paris-a-wave-of-asian-coffee-shops_6477100_37.html), transforming the region into a future coffee epicenter, as noted by the International Coffee Organization. This surge is reflected in the popularity of Asian coffee shops in Paris, embodying cultural shifts and introducing unique brewing methods like Japan's aisukohi. Influencers and anthropologists note coffee's rising prominence and its connection to broader Asian cultural trends, including K-pop, influencing global locales beyond traditional Western hubs. New dining ventures like Kapé, and innovative brewing techniques at establishments like [Kafe Buki](https://kafebuki.com/), reflect a broader trend where coffee is celebrated as part of Asian culture's global integration and revitalization.