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    Costa Rica Feb 2020 Trip

      In Feb. 2020 owners Gary and Colleen Meyer traveled to Costa Rica to sample some special small farm coffee. There they signed a bag of beans and it traveled the globe from port to port and reach their loading dock in June. In July they roasted it and served in in their store. This farm to cup story was

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    Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

      It’s officially October and we all know what that means… pumpkin suddenly becomes life.  If you haven’t started serving pumpkin flavored things your customers will soon be requesting it. It’s the season of fall and everyone’s favorite time to enjoy that distinctive taste of pumpkin in multiple forms whether it’s in coffee, muffins, pies or any other way you

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    School is Back in Session!

    When a new school year begins, things change for everyone involved. Whether it’s the high school kids that can drive now, or the college kid that is living away from home, or the parents getting up early to take their kids to school. Most of the time people are waking up earlier and out of the house by 8 a.m.

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    Cafe Macchiato

    Adam, our manager at our 42nd street shop makes a first class Cafe Macchiato!

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    Friedrichs Oolong Tea Brewing

    Brewing tea can be such a relaxing experience.

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    Roasting Day

    Here’s a behind the scenes look at our roasting operations.

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    Friedrichs x Templeton Rye – Barrel Aged Nitro Cold Brew

    We love partnering with Templeton Rye to create our Barrel Aged Nitro Cold Brew! When in stock you’ll find it in our coffee shops.  We also sell the beans that have been barrel aged in our store and on our website!

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    What’s the Tea? – Part One

    When we ask, “What’s the tea?” we’re not looking for gossip — we want to talk about actual tea! What are the basic styles of tea? Does shelf life change between tea varieties? What is the best strategy for selling shelved tea in a café? Grab some honey, because we’ve got the tea!

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    Host with the Most

    Hosting events in your café can increase foot traffic, boost sales and generate free word-of-mouth advertising. Partnering with organizations or charities to host events in your café also develops relationships that will benefit your café and your partners….

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    A Few Tips on Tips

    What is the appropriate way to tip a barista? Similar questions are constantly asked in the service industry for like positions. Though tipping at a café can feel a bit awkward, it’s a custom that is becoming increasingly ingrained in American culture.

    Some customers tip for exemplary service, others to compensate for lower wage-earners and still others for alternative reasons. The bottom line is the…

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