Wednesday, September 2, 2009

How 'Bout a Free Cup of Coffee?

Don't know if you've heard or not, but Baltimore Coffee & Tea, located over in the extended Westview area off of Crestwood Dr. is offering FREE coffee & tea this month at their new Frederick location. As in All. Month. Long. For real. Trust me; I do not joke about caffeine.

I was lucky enough to pop on by today for their grand re-opening/ribbon cutting/fancy people sighting and got to not only check out the place (bigger than I thought, super cute and not what I had originally pictured), but taste a little bit of their yummy iced coffee (as good as I thought it would be).

Three things I liked:
  1. The staff was totally friendly, and I'm thinking not just because of the folks visiting for the event (the owners were even there and helping out as much as they could and the girls behind the counter were getting hit pretty continuously and were still perky and nice)
  2. There must have been a hundred open burlap sacks full of roasted coffee beans ready and waiting to be scooped and smelling, uh, yummy
  3. Simple syrup, ready and waiting to do it's sweetening magic (just check out here for my ode to this little bit of deliciousness)

So here's the deal with the free stuff: you can get a 16 or 22 ounce hot or iced brewed coffee or tea once a day (don't you dare be greedy and try to snag two - that's just not nice) every single day in September. Just walk your little buns on in, visit the register, and they'll give you a card to use all month long. How lucky are you today??

While you're there, just every couple of visits or so, why don't you actually, y'know, buy a latte or something. Give 'em a little something back, 'k? It won't kill you, and besides, you're gonna be caffeinated on them all month, so it's a nice thing to do. And they'll appreciate it.

And while I've got you, keep your eyes and ears wiiiiiiiide open for an upcoming cooking class on cooking with coffee and tea. I think I may have sweet talked just enough to get them to share some of there goodies so that we can make something fabulous with them.

**sigh**. I love my job.

1 comment:

Sara R. said...

Lies! All lies!

Just kidding.

Ever since your simple syrup post, I have thought of you whenever I see that bottle sitting there at Baltimore Tea and Coffee. It's a great invention.

And I love that all of their decaf is swiss water decaffeinated. As long as I have to drink decaf, I'd prefer to drink decaf that HASN'T been soaked in chemicals. Plus my coffee-snob husband admits that their decaf actually still tastes like coffee.