Feburary/March Barista’s Choice

We’ve made it to our second month of 2020 and that means our first Barista’s Choice of the year is here! Meet Meagan and her drink, the “coco-NUTS for you,” a toasted coconut cappuccino 🥥☕️10% of Meagan’s drink sales are being donated to the Inter-Faith Council for Social Service, a Carrboro non-profit that works to confront the causes and respond to the effects of poverty in our community. Meagan’s coco-NUTS for you will be on this month and all of March – make sure to order one and support a great local cause! Read more about Meagan, her drink and choice of charity below 👇🏾

Q: Tell us about your barista’s choice drink.
A: My drink is a toasted coconut cappuccino that I’m calling the “I’m coco-NUTS for you”. It is a combination of espresso, steamed milk and my house made coconut syrup. The syrup is non-dairy, using coconut milk and sugar. It is warm, decadent and smooth.
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Q: What charity are you choosing to donate proceeds of your drink to this month & why?
A: I’ve chosen the Inter-Faith Council for Social Service. They are located right here in Carrboro. The center of their mission is to confront poverty and build community. I think of them as a one stop shop for resources providing food, affordable housing, emergency financial assistance, advocacy. I have seen their aid help many people.

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Q: Tell us a fun fact about yourself.
A: My baby sister was accidentally born in the living room of my childhood home when I was 9 years old! My dad and I delivered her although, admittedly, my mom did most of the work.
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Q: In honor of single’s awareness day this month, what is the worst date you’ve ever been on?
A: Oh boy. He took me to a brewery that allowed dogs. We were having a nice time. He walked away to order drinks. Meanwhile, a puppy ran up to me, so I started chatting with its owner. He came back and nearly dropped our drinks when he saw that the dog owner I was talking to was his very recent ex-girlfriend!
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Q: What is the first concert you ever went to?
A: Classic pre-teen in the 90s – NSYNC.
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Q: What’s your favorite drink to order in cafés right now?
A: Breve macchiato.
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Q: What book(s) are you reading right now?
“White Teeth” by Zadie Smith.
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Q: Cats or Dogs?
A: I live with 2 fabulous cats right now but I would love to own a dog.
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Q: Beach or Mountains?
A: I was born and raised in Florida – forever beaches.
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Q: Favorite alt. Milk?
A: I have rediscovered my love for soymilk these days.
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Q: Go-to Latte art?
A: Not my strong suit. I can achieve a heart looking shape about 50% of the time. Stay tuned as I practice!
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Q: Favorite herbal tea?
A: Get smart.
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Q: Favorite Carrboro Coffee Roasters coffee?
A: Jose Arnold Paz’s La Perla

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