Until public-transit officials make our dream of commuting to work by rollycoaster a reality, we'll have to settle for the adrenaline rush of traditional pick-me-ups. Percolate perkiness with today's Groupon: for $5, you get $10 worth of coffee and desserts at Swank Coffee Shoppe in Southern Pines.
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).
- In July, Swank relocated to its current location on Broad Street, where its bubbly owners beam friendly greetings to loyal customers and curious passersby alike. Its quirky drink menu includes various inside jokes and reflections of Keith and Harrelson’s friendship… – The Pilot
232 NW Broad St.
Southern Pines, North Carolina 28387Get Directions