Friday, May 7, 2010

Coffee and Strawberries- Renton, WA 2010

*Another Post borrowed from my "other" blog
Mixed matched bedfellows, it might seem, to have coffee, strawberries and cream.
Ah, but if these were in different drinks or settings, they would simply be divine. Common Grounds Coffee Shop in Renton, Washington mixes these together in just the right blend.

Tables scattered randomly, a hobby horse or two, and some comfy chairs make up a cozy coffee shop. When you enter, you can't help but say, "Oh how ...." (and whatever wonderful word comes to your head) ...cute, sweet, eccentric, adorable, cozy...etc" There is no time to feel awkward, you are already 'at home.'

The selection of drinks, cold or hot, are diverse. The cupcakes tantalize both with whimsical names and appealing designs. You can't leave without ordering something.

May I give my suggestion for the best item on the menu? Strawberry Short Cup!


  1. I just love Cafes. Waiting for July now

  2. A- you will really love this place

    Haddock- oh you have to try it

  3. This sounds so nice! I'm jealous. It can be a bit challenging to find a good cup of coffee here in Tokyo. Please have an extra treat for me next time you go. :)

  4. Joan = you would definitely love this place. I almost went this morning but then was too busy- I'll remember to get an extra treat when I go the next time :)

  5. Thanks for the post and suggestion. I would love eating the Strawberry Short Cup but before that I have to be there. I love strawberry and its flavor. Thanks once again and bye.

  6. Peter- well then you need to come to Washington State for a visit so you can try the delicious strawberry short cup :)


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