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Coffee Culture BY ALANA SNYDER ELIZABETH LUCILLE PHOTOGRAPHY
When planning a trip, coffee production side there are always must-see of things,” said Royalty. locales, like museums, “You can actually have a parks, and famous lot of different shops all landmarks. A lot of those doing their own brand stops, though, are in and have a vastly different between taking in heavy experience with the coffee amounts of local cuisine from shop to shop." and drinks. Specialty coffee shops are a prime CEO of Coffea example of soaking in the Roasterie & Espresso scene, and South Dakota Bar in Sioux Falls, has definitely seen a rise Bryan Kegley, agrees, in options throughout the noting that local coffee state. shops can give a preview into the community for Owner/partner of outsiders. “Traveling Pure Bean in Rapid to different towns, you City, Mark Royalty, really get a very good says people find comfort microcosm of what that in local coffee shops in city is when you go to different cities, and that's local shops,” he said. why they flock to get a taste of their take on the After dropping by several familiar product. businesses and trying bags (and K-Cups) of “Coffee is very much a local coffee, one thing relational product, and is certain - the product there is so much room speaks for the passion for expression in the behind it.