Category Archive: Coffee Shops

Amsterdam Coffee Shops

Ever since I became aware of Amsterdam on a map, I have heard stories about all the x-rated things that occur there.  I’m sure that you have heard stories about the red light district and being able to smoke marijuana on the streets.  Well, if you haven’t been to Amsterdam yet, you have probably missed …

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Essential Coffee Shop Equipment

Many people dream of owning their own business.  They think about not having an employer and they think about how they will carve out their own little space in the business world.  This is probably one of the reasons why coffee shops are becoming a very popular business to start.  Not only is there a …

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5 Great Alternatives To Pumpkin Spice Latte

We notice a shift in what drinks people are ordering as soon as the weather changes. Autumn arrived here over the weekend and already we’re talking with customers about Gingerbread Latte and Pumpkin Spice Syrups. Seems like only yesterday it was smoothies and frappes! While the major coffee shop chains such as Starbucks are sticking …

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Coffee Houses

Young generations might think that Starbucks created the coffee shop; they do seem to be on every corner. What this generation might not realize is that coffee houses have been around for many generations and in fact are rich in history. Coffee houses have been the home of politics, business meetings, local gossip and rendezvous …

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The Story of the Coffee Shop

Coffee shops are to coffee drinkers what the local bar is to the martini drinker, a place to enjoy their favorite beverage and social company. These shops are in the business of serving hot coffee drinks and the occasional pastry or sandwich. Some coffee shops serve hot teas as well as iced coffee drinks but …

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Take Time to Enjoy Your Local Coffee Shops

I often consider myself lucky that I grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia since I had access to the stores, the mountains and the beach but as a teen, I really came to love my access to the downtown core when I discovered the coffee culture that was available there. It wasn’t that I was …

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Coffee Shop Design

When you decide to open up your own coffee shop, you will probably be spending some time coming up with the design.  Let’s face it, unless you buy a franchise along with the building, you will need to figure out exactly where everything will go.  Depending on the building, some things, such as the kitchen …

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