I wrote earlier this week about my peculiar coffee-brewing process every morning.
And I hinted that I might have an opinion or two about mugs.
Why yes, since you asked, I DO have an opinion about mugs!
These are the ones most heavily in rotation at the moment. From left to right, the mug we got from attending LA Weekly‘s Pancake Breakfast food festival a year or so ago designed by one of my fav artists Deth P. Sun; a random mug I got at some housewares shop; a mug given to me in December by the kind folks at Mama’s Boy in Athens, GA (where Bren got his tattoo from the inestimable David Hale).
See something in common? All the mugs, to one degree or another, have a narrow mouth and a wide bum (resisting… the… urge… to… make… a joke… about my own… rear… end…).
That way, the hot drink stays hotter longer. Why oh why do people serve hot drinks in those huge French-bowl style cups with the extra wide mouths? Or in mugs that a wittled bottom and a wide mouth? Unless you’re a fan of lukewarm or tepid coffee (there goes my lunch), I just can’t imagine why.
So there you go. My incredibly opinionated post about coffee mugs. What’s your favourite kind of mug?