Tyler Wendling: Fika, the Culture of Coffee

Tyler Wendling, digitally known as @wendlingandboyd, is no stranger to a good cup of coffee. For his #PassionPreview, he teaches us about the culture around his favorite caffeinated drink: “Fika is my passion. I am by no means Swedish, but I do enjoy the act of Fika. Fika is the art of the coffee break. It’s sharing a cup of coffee and some pastries with a friend, family, or colleague. My grandma got me into it. Her, Grandpa, my brother, and I would always have coffee in the morning. I started drinking coffee when I was 3.”

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Why Fika? “It brings people together. As an extrovert and lover of human interaction, Fika is the perfect way to catch up with friends.”

To someone that doesn’t like Fika: “I’d invite them to the Fika.”

To someone that wants to get involved in the act of Fika: “Go get coffee with someone. It’s the perfect way to introduce having Fika into your routine. Also get some pastries, treat yoself!”

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