James Duffy used to frequent the espresso store on weekends to get pleasure from an Americano and browse a e book. Then, rising inflation began to chunk.
Mr. Duffy, 25 years previous, started chopping again on espresso outings earlier this 12 months. Now, he brews an enormous pot of espresso at dwelling, a part of a broader try to save cash as costs rise for gasoline and groceries. The Greenwich, Conn., resident stated he’s changing into extra of a homebody, limiting his outings to walks and get-togethers with pals.