Ethnography Of A Coffee House Essay

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Ethnography of a Coffee House
I gathered my information from Dunkin’ Donuts shop on the Third Avenue. Dunkin’ Donuts is one of the largest coffee shop chains in the world. I chose this because it is close to our house. When I first walked into the shop, I heard Chainsmokers’ Closer song. It was also a quiet place sometimes where you could just sit and relax. It is a small place with limited seats. There were only three small tables and a long table. The place is air-conditioned, so it is cold. There is also free Wi-Fi, so the customers will not get bored while they are waiting in line or drinking their coffee. There is also a Baskin-Robbins inside the store, so it is not only a coffee shop but also an ice cream shop. I wanted to interview one of the staff, but they were busy. I ended up interviewing an old woman because she was sitting with me since there were limited seats. She is 71 years old and originally from Mexico. She was 23 years old when she moved here. She is married to a Mexican too and they had three children.
I went three times to observe. My first observation was Friday, September 16, 2016, from 3:30 to 5:30 pm. There were about five people in the shop when I arrived. Many people came in fifteen minutes after I arrived. My first visit went well. My second observation was Saturday, September 17, 2016, at the same time. Like my first observation, there were few people when I arrived, but eventually, more people came from 4:00 pm to 5:00
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