Amazing Coffee Shops

Let’s take a moment and appreciate the beautiful necessity, the powerful sidekick, the life-altering substance that is coffee. A lá Lorelai Gilmore, there is really no time of day that isn’t perfect for coffee. So when I heard there was going to be a whole day devoted to the celebration of the world’s most perfect drink, I couldn’t have been more delighted.

September 29 is National Coffee Day, and that’s a day I can totally get behind. And, let me tell you, there are some absolutely amazing places to get a delicious cup of joe in the Capital region right where I consider myself lucky to live.

Albany

Stacks Espresso Bar

3Fish Coffee

National Coffee Day

Troy

Superior Merchandise Company

Spill’n the Beans

Little Pecks

 

Schenectady

The Happy Cappuccino

Ambition Coffee and Eatery

Puzzles Bakery & Cafe

 

Clifton Park

MochaLisa’s Cafe

 

Ballston Spa

Coffee Planet

Iron Roost

The Whistling Kettle

 

Saratoga Springs

Kru Coffee

Uncommon Grounds

Saratoga Coffee Traders (the home of Death Wish coffee!)

 

I’ll take one of each please!

 

A little history lesson to go with our favorite beverage: coffee didn’t become popular in the US until the Boston Tea Party of 1773. This event inspired Americans to drink coffee over tea. So drink up! It’s your patriotic duty!

Grab a friend or a book (or both) and head to a great local coffee shop today. You’ll be supporting local businesses, as well as your caffeine habit.

Also, you may want to check out some of this truly inspiring (and hilarious) coffee merch. Bottoms up!

 

Etsy shop: brickhouseinthecity

 

Etsy shop: PrintitLoveitMugs

Where should I grab a cup of coffee in your ‘hood?

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