Fun Facts: Cafe

  1. The name of the famous cafe on "Friends" that many scenes were filmed in was "Central Perk," and unfortunately, it is totally fictional!
  2. Monk’s was the cafe featured in the TV sitcom Seinfeld, but the exteriors of this building was actually "Tom's Restaurant" in New York's Upper West Side.
  3. Coffee culture in America began in the post-World War II era.
  4. The first Starbucks opened in Seattle's Pike's Place Market in 1971, when the coffee industry was in a decline. It is now a tourist attraction!
  5. Coffee hit a decline in the 60's and 70's due to increased interest in caffeinated sodas.