A New Year = 100 Coffeehouses.

After looking back at my 2012 travels and coffee, coffee and more coffee of the past year. I started thinking. Could I visit 100 unique, non-chain coffeehouses in the coming year? What do you think?! Haha. πŸ™‚

Raven Cafe, Port Huron, Michigan

Almond Joy at Raven Cafe, Port Huron, Michigan

The goal is to work, hang out and consume caffeine in at least 33 non-chain coffeehouses in Michigan, 33 in Georgia and 34 others in my travels. I will work on it one latte and cup of java at a time.

The Harvest Coffeehouse, Frankenmuth, Michigan

Gingerbread Man Latte Breve
The Harvest Coffeehouse, Frankenmuth, Michigan

Where in Michigan and in the Midwest and Georgia and in the South do you recommend grabbing a cup of java? What other coffeehouses/cafΓ©s in your travels would you recommend?

Extra espresso and caffeine at Espresso Milano, Midland, Michigan

Gingerbread Man Latte Breve, Espresso Milano, Midland, Michigan

Follow my caffeinated journey in 2013 here and on Twitter at hashtag #ElCafeDe2013. El cafΓ© de 2013, salud!

I wish everyone a safe and Happy New Years and start to 2013! To caffeine out on the open road. Cheers! Aaron πŸ™‚

6 responses to “A New Year = 100 Coffeehouses.

  1. Brilliant idea, Aaron! I can recommend some in NZ or here in London πŸ™‚ Never been to Michigan and Georgia, and Midwest trip was 10 years ago so… hmmm. Come to London and we can get you closer to that goal!

    • Thanks Christina! That’s great, you’ll have to let me know about the NZ ones. Saw a couple in your Christchurch post. The ones I visited right before the quake are no longer there. 😦 London could happen down the road. Would love to checkout the coffee scene there. πŸ™‚ If your ever back in the Midwestern or in the southern US let me know. Can give you lot’s of travel ideas.

  2. GREAT idea!! πŸ˜€ The hash tag is just too cool! I’ll definitely follow it. In Chicago, you might try Metropolis Coffee in Edgewater.

    • Thanks Pola! πŸ™‚ Thanks for the Chicago suggestion. JM is on the list too. Will be sure to give you a shoutout if coming that way for coffeeshop hopping or crawling.

  3. Oh Aaron you sure are a coffee lover!

    Creating a special hashtag #ElCafeDe2013 is the coolest thing and be sure I will be on the lookout for it!

    I will find the best coffee houses in Montreal & Toronto and share with you later. So you know where to get your daily dose when you come to my country.

    Have a great year amigo and stay #caffeinatedin2013 ha ha

    K πŸ˜‰

    • Thanks Karla for your support! Look forward to getting your coffee suggestions. Some Toronto coffee drinking in June! Working on the caffeine thing as we speak lol. πŸ™‚

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