According to an old Dutch proverb, "Coffee has two virtues: it is wet and warm. Stop giggling." For $8, today's Groupon lets you enjoy the dark elixir's many virtues with four coffee drinks at Dunn Bros Coffee (an up to $18 value). Bring your Groupon to either the Loring Park or Lyndale Avenue locations and you'll receive a four-beverage punch card that you can use to stay alert until baseball season.
Dunn Bros' coffee-aficionado baristas roast their coffee beans on a daily basis to ensure a fresh cup of joe and an effervescent aroma that fills the coffeeshop like popcorn in an overheated corn silo. To keep up with what's fresh, as well as the latest Internet memes, the Dunn Bros menu changes with the seasons. Recent seasonal delights have included snickerdoodle lattes (made with hazelnut and vanilla syrups and topped with cinnamon) and spiced dream cake lattes (made with carrot cake, hazelnut, and topped with pumpkin spice and orange whipped cream). For something more hot and traditional, choose from the steamy ranks of white mocha latte (20 oz., $4.15), cappuccino Italiano ($2.50), caramel latte macchiato (20 oz., $4.45), French press (16 oz., $2.75), chai tea latte (12 oz., $3.05), and much more. If you need a break from the sweltering Minnesota winter, cool off with a cold drink like the blended IceCrema, blended fruit smoothie, or the iced caramel latte macchiato.
An abundance of free WiFi (short for "Why, Fievel?! Why did you have to get lost in An American Tail!") and local art makes each Dunn Bros location feel like a true community member. Buy extra Groupons for friends so that you'll have someone to plot revolutions with over mugs of America's favorite soberer of minds, stimulant of wit, and foiler of sleep.