Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Open Thanksgiving!

Family driving you crazy? Need your coffee fix? Just need to get out of the house and nothing else is open?? Come on down to RWB, we will be open Thanksgiving Day from 8am-2pm. Get a pumpkin spice latte before the tryptophan puts you to sleep on the sofa watching the Lions lose their annual Turkey-Day game!

Monday, November 23, 2009

NEW! Fresh, local Golden baked pastries.

We just got our first delivery this morning of crumble in your mouth, flaky, gooey, oh so delicious pastries. We're so happy with them, we couldn't wait to write this blog post to tell you all about them.

Let us introduce you to our newest members to the Read, Write & Brew family, shall we...

... say hello to caramel apple, raspberry crumble and honey almond bars.
Dense, yet not too rich, they're the perfect accompaniment to any latte when you want a little something extra on the side to satisfy that sweet tooth, for just $2.10 each.

In the mood for a cup-a-tea and a scone perhaps? Well, choose between English with currants, cranberry orange, lemon poppy seed, pumpkin pecan, and choc chip scones - all for only $2.60 each (and the size of your hand!).

And if you're in the mood for something sweet and super flaky - look no further than our pastry sticks. Choose between the almond pretzel, cinnamon pecan stick, or cherry twist - just $3.00 each for a delectable treat.

We're trying to keep it local here at 'Read, Write & Brew', by ordering all our supplies from local Coloradorans as much as we possibly can. But, when it comes to the supplier we have chosen for our pastries - well it don't get much more local than Golden. They're literally just down the road (I could ride my bike to their kitchen from the store and be there in 10 minutes - and I'm really unfit and pregnant), all their goods are baked fresh every day in Golden, and only wholesome good quality ingredients are used. You won't find any high fructose corn syrup or other such ingredients in these. They're the real deal (good enough that Whole Foods is also one of their customers, as a matter of fact).

If you'd like to order in bulk for your next function, give us two days notice (if you can, one day is OK though), and we'll be sure to order them in, same day baked, for you to pick up and wow your guests with.

Try one and post a comment about what you think....

Sunday, November 22, 2009

New weekend opening hours

So, now that we have been opened for a month (already!) we have discovered when you guys like to shop our store. Ya'll love coming in on Saturday mornings, and tend to visit less frequently on Sundays - so in response, we have decided to shift our Saturday hours, and cut back on Sundays.

On Saturdays we're now open from 6am until 2pm, and Sundays 8am until 2pm.

Thanks for a great first month everyone. Keep spreading the word of mouth for us, and come back an visit us again soon!

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Come see the creation of the mural we're having painted at Read, Write & Brew

Talented tattoo artist and friend of ours, Wayne, is currently in action painting up a mural on the bare strip of ceiling above the Read, Write & Brew counter.

The theme is 'A Timeline of the Written Word', in keeping with the 'read' and 'write' in 'Read, Write & Brew'. We'll incorporate the drinking of coffee in the timeline also - and yes, our favorite dudes the kokopelli's are featured prominently in the piece as well (just for a bit of fun).

Here's a sneak peek of his awesome work so far, but to see more - you gotta come into the store. Looks so much better in real life. If you like Wayne's style, maybe also ask him about that tattoo you've been thinking of getting done while you're in? Even if you don't want a tattoo, ask him about one anyway. He has a really cool Irish accent, so you'll probably just want to hear him talk a lot and that's as good a topic as any.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

NEW to Read, Write & Brew - Breggos!

Breggo's are a cross between a sandwich and a calzone. They're delicious, hand made in Lyons Colorado, and now available for your munching pleasure at Read, Write & Brew!

At $4.75, they're a great value breakfast or lunch option (and quite filling too).

Choose from:

Ham Breggo

Scrambled eggs, ham, potatoes, cheddar and colby cheese.

Veggie Breggo

Fresh spinach, diced tomatoes, sliced mushrooms, scrambled eggs, potatoes, cheddar and colby cheese.

Spicy Sausage

Spicy Italian sausage, scrambled eggs, potatoes, cheddar and colby cheese.

The Southwest Breggo
(our fave)
Spicy green chiles, corn, black beans, scrambled eggs, cheddar and colby cheese.

Customers who have tried them so far LOVE them, and we're the only place you can get them in Golden! Great to eat in, or take out (and so easy to eat out of a bag if you're on the go and don't have time for a sit down breakfast or lunch).

Next time you're in - you've got to try one!

Sunday, November 8, 2009

New artwork in-store by talented Colorado artist!

If you haven't been in the store for the past few days, you haven't yet seen the new artwork we have just gotten in. The first of many talented artists to be featured on our walls.

They're produced by a talented artist who lives in Manitou Springs Colorado, Liese (Martin) Chavez. Her illustrations are hand drawn with ink and other media like watercolor, acrylic and colored pencil onto vintage paper with various poems and excerpts from foreign literature printed onto it. Her illustrations are done with a free hand - no pencil sketches beforehand.

We've put the artwork up for your viewing pleasure, or for purchase to decorate the walls in your own home, or that of a friends perhaps. What a great one-of-a-kind Christmas gift to give this season.

We have a selection of original artworks (not prints) to choose from, selling at $22 each. They're mounted on black card stock measuring 8x10 inches and are suitable for framing. The framed pictures on the walls of the store are also available for purchase, at $32 each.

Monday, November 2, 2009

Halloween Costume Contest Winner!!

Congratulations Zack Miller! You're Read, Write & Brew's Halloween Costume Contest winner. Zack came to visit us as a Jedi from Star Wars in a costume that his grandma made for him. Well done Zack, and grandma!

Zack, next time you're in, don't forget to claim your $5 prize in kids books!

Feeling exhausted after Halloween, and need some motivation to get geared up for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year? Well, don't forget, Katie's Coaching Corner begins tomorrow night at 7pm. Cost is only $1. We'll stay open later for the duration of the coaching session. Don't forget to contact us or Katie to confirm if you're going to attend. For more details, please see our calendar of events.