Customers crying over loss of North Florida coffee shop

A place for friends and good coffee is closing down in Jacksonville after the pandemic steals its foot traffic.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — (The video above is from an unrelated reported)

“Oh, we were really sad, really sad, we love them,” says a customer at Bold Bean coffee shop in San Marco.  

The sign out front announces the popular spot will close Sept. 12. and it seems as if everyone is bummed out. 

Anastasia Charles, a barista for Bold Bean for three years, says, “I know. I know. Some customers were crying this morning.”

Charles says, “We’re going to miss everyone.

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New cafe offers customers authentic Vietnamese coffee

Kim Dam, the owner of Portland Ca Phe, sits in front of a painting of Vietnam in her coffee shop.

Kim Dam, the owner of Portland Ca Phe, sits in front of a painting of Vietnam in her coffee shop.

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Kimberly Dam, the owner of Portland Cà Phê, wants to offer all of the popular coffee drinks one could normally find in any standard coffee shop, but with a twist: using coffee beans harvested and imported from Vietnam.

“What I wanted for Portland Cà Phê was to showcase that it could be enjoyed in any way that you like your coffee; a plain espresso, a drip coffee, a

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This Major National Fast-Food Chain Is Falling Out of Favor With Customers, Data Shows

Fast food may never really go out of style. It’s great for convenience and affordability, and chains are frequently updating their menu selections to include more healthy meals and snacks to appeal to consumers. For example, there may be additions of meat alternatives to accommodate the recent uprise in plant-based eating.

However, while fast-food companies like McDonald’s continue to do better and better financially, there are some chains that aren’t making the most of today’s trends and are falling behind, as shown in 2021 data describing which chains appear to be more or less popular amongst consumers.

And while several

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