I feel like you’re expecting a lot from Tim Hortons and maybe that’s why you’re upset with them. Coffee seems too trivial to waste snobbery on, no? Like, is this $2-$5 drink really the thing you want to hinge your identity as a tastemaker on?
tim hortons is my life, and without it i would be nothing. it is what fuels me, what makes me want to see the light of tomorrow. wikipedia defines it is “a Canadian multinational fast casual restaurant” but it is so much more. tim hortons is indescribable as it is not solely canada’s most beloved chain coffee and bake shop, but a full experience. even the scent of fresh coffee brewing, hot donuts right out of the oven, and the faint lingering of burned bagels is enough to set my head spinning. you can’t simply just ask a canadian to define tim hortons, because tim hortons defines a canadian