A Coffee Shop is a common location to grab a cup of coffee or a small bite to eat. It serves as a friendly place to meet a friend, or a blind date. Other activities include using your personal computer, or just enjoying the ambience.
The menu is unlimited with the variety of different coffee combinations and special blends. There are generally 3 different cup sizes, small medium and large. Other drinks offered include Tea, carbonated beverages or water.
Throughout each day, a new pot is brewed every 10 to 20 minutes. The grinder grinds the coffee beans into a soft powder to be used for brewing. Flavor syrups are also used when requested. Some common flavors are Vanilla, Hazelnut, and Chocolate.
After an order is taken, those with sweet tooth’s may be enticed to chose a chocolate dessert, a warm cookie, a fruit tart or a carrot cake to name a few. The desserts are always labeled with their prices and are usually prepared and baked right at the shop.
If the patron feels they would like to add some more sugar or creamer to their beverage, they may make complete use of the condiments counter conveniently located with all the additives handy. Examples of what you may find include half and half, raw sugar cane, sugar substitutes, whole milk, stirrers and napkins.
The common sitting area at a coffee shop is a bar stool counter top where you can grab a seat and enjoy your drink. Other seating arrangements are tables with chairs. Conversations are usually soft spoken, but may get noisy during busier hours.
Coffee Shops have becomes a social scene with the popularity of chains like Starbucks, Coffee Bean as well as mom and pop shops nationwide. Drinking coffee has become an addiction among Americans of all ages, and is not forecast to diminish in the future.