A rose by any other name, Big Willy S once said, would still smell as sweet. But had he called it a ‘florally inspired natural fusion of organics’ we would have called him a pretentious prick, and this is my problem with the Banana Latte. Yes, it tastes good, but it’s the pretension, encouraging hipster knobheads into drinking it by falsifying an association with Italian coffee, that makes this such a crime. It’s a fucking banana milkshake! Nothing more, nothing less. Get over yourself!
This article is from 2016 and may be out of date.