The Coffee Shop Too!

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The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby maryanimal » Wed Dec 12, 2012 7:28 pm

I miss coming in the coffee shop to the smell of fresh coffee brewing, pastries baking, and slinging corned beef hash 'n eggs with a side of bacon, and good conversation!

Welcome to The Coffee Shop Too! It's different than the other coffee shop, but just as friendly!


ETA: free coffee and pastries for the grand opening!
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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby junglesmacks » Wed Dec 12, 2012 8:35 pm

What kinda pastries? :wink:

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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby CaffeineGirl » Wed Dec 12, 2012 8:47 pm

Free ones!

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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby Sham » Wed Dec 12, 2012 8:53 pm

Today, 12/12/12, I surprised the folks at work with a dozen donuts and a jug of coffee. :D

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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby maryanimal » Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:07 pm

We'll junglesmackies, we have bear claws, apple fritters, gourmet cinnamon rolls, homemade donuts, butter horns, cookies,
croissants filled with chocolate or vanilla cream, brownies, neapolitans, baklava, apple or cherry or berry turnovers, just to name a few.
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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby Elliot » Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:43 pm

Shambala wrote:Today, 12/12/12, I surprised the folks at work with a dozen donuts and a jug of coffee. :D

Oooo.... So everybody got a bite of donut! Cool! :wink:

What happened to that other coffee shop? Not built to code?
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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby Savannah » Wed Dec 12, 2012 10:14 pm

Elliot wrote:
Shambala wrote:Today, 12/12/12, I surprised the folks at work with a dozen donuts and a jug of coffee. :D

Oooo.... So everybody got a bite of donut! Cool! :wink:

What happened to that other coffee shop? Not built to code?


Something like that. :)
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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby Sham » Thu Dec 13, 2012 5:45 am

Elliot, it went from a coffee shop to a speakeasy.

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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby maryanimal » Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:29 am

Good morning everyone! Simon! I'm so glad you're here! Here's a brownie and a cuppa coffee, or tea if you prefer.

Today's brunch menu contains, made to order omletes, bacon, sausage, eggs benedict, creamy grits, biscuits and gravy, hand carved roast beef, ham, and turkey, fluffy biscuits, white and wheat rolls and croissants. we have a delicious array of fresh fruits and salads. to drink we have coffee, tea, milk, fresh squeezed orange juice, and a complementary glass of champagne.
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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby Simon of the Playa » Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:57 am

i'll have some lapsang souchong to go with my ......
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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:03 am

I guess we're sticking to coffee in this shop.

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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby graidawg » Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:43 pm

coffee, i missed it. i mean coffee in the bar is nice but this has an added something.
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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby maryanimal » Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:01 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:i'll have some lapsang souchong to go with my ......



Your tea is on the way!
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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby Elliot » Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:27 pm

:shock:
Drinking tea in a coffee house! Don't we have an ordinance against that?!
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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby Simon of the Playa » Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:40 pm

feh.





it's like sucking tit through a flannel shirt.





why bother.
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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby graidawg » Thu Dec 13, 2012 2:12 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:feh.





it's like sucking tit through a flannel shirt.





why bother.



because it can be fun
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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Dec 13, 2012 2:18 pm

It's fun to say as well: "lapsang souchong!"

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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby Nipple » Thu Dec 13, 2012 3:47 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:feh.

it's like sucking tit through a flannel shirt.

why bother.


Look... if you're not going to finish that...

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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:55 pm

Okay, then let's bring it to a vote.

Drip or espresso? What say you?

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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Dec 13, 2012 8:11 pm

French press. And I hate the f-word.
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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby Savannah » Thu Dec 13, 2012 9:50 pm

I'm with you. The best coffee I ever had was espresso from a french press. I am normally a person who takes her coffee practically blonde, so to have a cup of espresso plain (and like it) was remarkable.

So, I asked for a french press for my birthday. I'm a weird new-gift-hoarder who doesn't use her gifts right away, admiring them instead for a time, and waiting for some act of God before I use it, but . . . I'm weirdly excited about it in a procrastinate-y way.
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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby trilobyte » Thu Dec 13, 2012 9:54 pm

I like mocha, possibly with an extra shot or three of espresso.

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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby Savannah » Thu Dec 13, 2012 9:59 pm

trilobyte wrote:I like mocha, possibly with an extra shot or three of espresso.


Oo, that is also acceptable. :)
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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby maryanimal » Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:29 pm

when I was a kid my mom and grandma use to have this glass coffee percolator that they would make espresso on the stove with. it smelled so good! my mom would make hers with a squeeze of lemon some lemon rind and it's a bit of sugar in a small teacup. when she got towards the bottom of the cup she would let me drink the rest because it had a lemon rind maybe a sees from the lemon, in a little bit of sugar and it was so good. I would love to find 1 of those glass percolators again so I can make some espresso and fix it just the way my mom did.
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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby BBadger » Fri Dec 14, 2012 12:11 am

I use an Aeropress with a metal filter. So it's somewhat like an espresso extraction, and somewhat like a French press. Nice and smooth and good. I also find clean up easier compared to French presses.
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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby Simon of the Playa » Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:46 am

i drink instant coffee with tap water out of a tin cup, because thats how i roll.



seriously.



im not kidding.
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Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:52 am

he's not lying.....with like 4 scoops of sugar too...maybe 5
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Postby ^Rhino! » Fri Dec 14, 2012 11:56 am

DID ANYBODY SAY COFFEE??????????OH YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:38 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:im not kidding.

Question to the larger group here. Does anyone ever think he is kidding when he makes these pronouncements? I mean after the first few times when the conceptual Simon is still percolating in your brain.
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Re: The Coffee Shop Too!

Postby Savannah » Fri Dec 14, 2012 8:44 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:
Simon of the Playa wrote:im not kidding.

Question to the larger group here. Does anyone ever think he is kidding when he makes these pronouncements? I mean after the first few times when the conceptual Simon is still percolating in your brain.


No. :lol:
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