From behind a frozen granite slab, the staff of Cold Stone Creamery uses twin spatulas to blend custom servings of ice cream and creative mix-ins to fit customers? exact specifications. Founded by Donald and Susan Sutherland in 1988, Cold Stone began under the hot Arizona sun, eventually spreading its frosty fingers to encompass more than 1,400 locations worldwide. Despite the size of the company, each location?s staff keeps up the handcrafted quality, making ice cream onsite every day and using those signature spatulas to create delicious pointillist art against the freezer wall.
A team of local best friends opened this cozy neighborhood spot to serve up artisanal java and tasty baked treats. Cups of joe brewed from locally roasted beans fuel early morning think tanks ($1.50–$3). Placate sophisticated palates while prodding sluggish brain parts with a selection of espresso beverages ($3.50–$5.50), or bypass lattes in favor of their nutritious, primordial eggs with a bag of espresso beans in chocolate shells ($2.50). Dessert-seeking diners can choose from sweet eats such as scones ($2.25) and biscotti ($1.25).
Cuisine Type: Coffee roaster, coffee and smoothies
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Number of Tables: 1?5
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular offering: Flavored lattes, fresh-roasted coffee
Outdoor Seating: Yes
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D?cor can say a lot about the type of food a restaurant serves. How does your d?cor inform or reflect your culinary practice?
Warm yet well-lit. Burlap bags hang from the ceiling and the wall. Posters describing the history of coffee and funky art hang on the walls. You can sit in a bar-style chair or relax in a comfortable couch.
In your own words, how would you describe your menu?
Full of variety. If you are looking for a hot beverage you can choose from one of our more popular flavored lattes or a more traditional cup of coffee, cappuccino or tea. If you desire something cold then check out our real-fruit smoothies or enjoy a delicious frappe or iced coffee. Kids can enjoy a kids-size smoothie or a flavorful steamer. We also offer a small menu of baked goods to enjoy with your beverage.
Green Bean takes its eco-conscious philosophy seriously, using compostable and corn-based paper products and serving 100% organic and fair-trade coffee and tea. Grab a beany beverage for buzzy satisfaction from the café’s extensive menu of specialty coffee drinks, such as the macchiato, breve, Americano, and café au lait. A host of organic flavored teas will satisfy more serene caffeine cravers, while a bevy of delicious real-fruit smoothies entices those who were raised to believe they could not eat their fruit until finishing their dessert.
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