Finding the sweet spots of the wild west while exploring the sweetness of the whole world.
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Yes, But How's Their Iced Cafe Mocha?
Here's the impetus for my support and encouragement for locally-owned bakeries: I grew-up in the restaurant business and know the exhausting work that goes into it. (Even then, I was partial to the sweets we sold, because they were Really Good, and I knew the baker.) I know the hard work it takes to keep a food/dining business going. Not to mention the time, the aching feet, the cranky customer now and then. So, when I saw in the AZ REP that there are a handful of new or newish cafes (one with homemade pastries) brewing on the west side (which, trust me, might as well be the wild west of the wild west), I smiled.
REALLY what makes a good coffee shop for me depends on how
their Iced Cafe Mocha tastes. This is TBD as I have yet to visit these
places (listed below). But now that they are on my sugar-run radar, I
A Shot of Java has actually been around for seven years. We do not keep the same hours. I've tried visiting them a number of times, but, alas, our schedules have not met yet. One day! (They do sell some pastries from Shelley's...you can see my review of Shelley's in a earlier blog entry.)