After years spent working in other restaurants and bakeries, Jyll Tuggle had a dream to open her own neighborhood eatery where folks could gather to enjoy quality cuisine and hearty conversation. That dream became Under The Umbrella Cafe and Bakery, a cozy brick-walled eatery that quickly won the Denver Post’s endorsement for its light, homemade fare and friendly, local vibe. Families can frequently be found filling seats in the kid-friendly confines, drawn in by a menu peppered with house-baked cinnamon rolls, filled croissants, breakfast burritos, and grilled sandwiches served with a choice of side such as homemade potato salad. Denver-based Pablo's Coffee fills cups with heady brews as laptops luxuriate in the waves of free WiFi and area psychics flock to read their futures in the loose leaves used to steep steaming cups of Sterling tea.
Nanna's Tea has created a collection of tasty white, green, herbal, and black teas from around the world to marry with its delicate tea sandwiches, soups, and daily-baked pastries. Its picturesque outdoor gardens present a placid locale for visitors decompress while taking formal tea or recharge while chatting over breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The tea-of-the-month club exposes members to a vast array of exotic flavors, and children's tea parties teach tikes how to use the teaspoon to slap the hands of any teddy bear caught hoarding crumpets.
Pablo's friendly team of proficient percolators spend each demitasse-laden day roasting their own beans, creating unique signature blends, and directly importing the best single-origin coffee from around the globe. Trade in today's Groupon for two 16 oz. bags of any of Pablo's fresh grinds such as the best-selling Danger Monkey, a full-bodied house blend of African and Indonesian coffees that instills drinkers with the pep of an early rising orangutan. Or, take a caffeinated jaunt around the globe with pound bags of coffee sourced directly from Sumatra, Kenya, Guatemala, and other international locations. For java junkies unable to wait until they get home to soak up a fresh roasted cup, today's deal also scores buyers a small drip coffee, which can be enjoyed during the ride home, or in Pablo's cozy neighborhood storefront, complete with a checkerboard ceiling and hundred-year-old wooden floors.