A quick update on the shop. We are very very very close to opening. We now have all the painting done, all the equipment in and have started interviewing and hiring new Baristas. It’s all very exciting and challenging. All we are waiting on is some final inspections and then we can set a date.
Opening a new business is a process of a thousand decisions that need to be made on top of the thousand decisions you have to make everyday just to live (yes I’m a little dramatic right now). Some are small, some are big, some you can make quickly, some you have to
So the progress on the shop is coming along nicely if not slower then I would prefer. We still have a thousand things to do before opening while trying to balance going out in the Grouch-mobile daily has been interesting to say the least. But this week we had our first
So for everyone who has been wanting Grouchy John’s on a more regular basis and for those who have been asking where our store is, we will soon be able to fulfill both those needs. Coming really soon (hopefully) will be the first ever Grouchy John’s Coffee Shop!!!
Continuing with the coffee shops I visited:
There are a few places where the coffee shops/cafes/houses that inhabit a city is just as important as the restaurants that are there. One of the top, if not the top, is San Francisco. Sure you can argue that cities such as Portland, Seattle, Chicago, and
Let me start this off by giving props to Starbucks for changing the coffee game in America and introducing millions of people to the joys of espresso, lattes, and cappuccinos. I’ll be honest and tell you that the first latte I had was from a Starbucks. Was it good?
Before purchasing and converting what has become known as the Grouch-mobile, I had to make a decision wether to get truck or a trailer. Now the trucks have some definite advantages:
What is it about being from the Emerald City that automatically makes people think that they are experts on all things coffee? It’s like saying that since I’m from Vegas I know about all things gambling better then someone from Atlantic City or Austin. Its just very pretentious.