By  on August 12, 2019

PARIS — Guru Jagat would like a cup of coffee, with cream on the side. Not almond milk. Not soy milk. Actual cream, as in crème chantilly — an order that seems to be causing some confusion at the bar of the chic Pavillon de la Reine hotel on the Place des Vosges in Paris.

“I always get shade in Europe for wanting cream with my coffee. They’re like, ‘No, no, we don’t have any.’ I’m like, ‘Yes, you do. You put it on all the desserts. Go ask the chef,’” she said in a mock stage whisper. When the coffee eventually arrives, she adds a cube of sugar for good measure.

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