Back when the snickerdoodle and the Thin Mint were nothing more than dance crazes, sock-hopping teens secretly wished for tiny candied Frisbees to complement their moves. Wishes do come true with today’s Groupon to Crumb Together. Choose between the following options:
- For $12, you get two dozen cookies (a $30 value).
- For $7, you get $15 worth of cookies, muffins, and coffee.
Owner Deirdre Stirpe and an enthusiastic crew of bakers whip up fresh batches of decadent treats to accessorize with locally roasted, organic Cascade Estate coffee. Chocolate-espresso-hazelnut, Trifecta, and flourless chocolate-brownie cookies travel in packs of 12 to woo sweet teeth or prey upon weak chocolate chips that separate from the herd. Alternatively, guests can explore other nooks and crannies on the cozy café’s menu, which boasts cookies and wild-blueberry muffins ($1.50 each). Drooping lids stand at wide-eyed attention with hot or iced mochas and macchiatos ($2.50–$3.50) or steaming mugs of coffee ($1.50–$2). Skim and soy milk are always on hand to lighten up brooding, oversensitive espresso, and Crumb Together’s baristas will fill mugs that patrons bring from home at the discounted rate of $1.
Visitors walking past Crumb Together’s storefront catch sight of brightly colored red, yellow, and green outdoor tables. The satisfied looks of customers sipping mochas and lattes gives them pause, but it's the smell of melted chocolate that finally draws them in. Once indoors, vibrant local artwork welcomes them, as do different cookie varieties that sit on the counter waiting to be sampled. Just below them in the glass display case, made-from-scratch ginger snaps lay side by side with oatmeal raisin cookies cookies. Gluten-free options and upon-request vegan options promote the bakery's belief in the inalienable right to snack. Once selected, the gourmet treats can be nibbled on the premises.