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March 29, 2013
Bulgarians adopt Italian custom of "suspended coffee," where one pays for extra coffees, which are banked for poorer customers who come in during the day.
"Can’t afford coffee? No matter. In Bulgaria, an old Italian tradition that sees good souls buying hot drinks for those who struggle to make ends meet has taken hold after weeks of tensions over deepening poverty. More than 150 cafes across Bulgaria have joined a goodwill initiative modelled on the Italian 'caffe sospeso' tradition, which literally means 'suspended coffee,' according to a Facebook page devoted to the movement." --Arab News