This week I visited a coffee shop off of Washington Ave SE and Harvard St. Espresso Expose was the fine little shop’s name. In the time I was there I took note of casual observations about the shop’s environment. The walls were painted primarily maroon, and there were hanging glass blown warm-colored lights. Tables and booths lined the walls, and filled the floor space. Sitting in made me realize how hard it would be for myself to study there, since I need complete silence to focus. Espresso Expose had alternative music, and scattered chatting flow in and out my ears. The environment was much too noisy for my studious self, but it would be fine for a place to socialize. In my time at the shop there were three workers; one male, and two female. I didn’t observe much about them other than their friendliness, and speedy customer service. Espresso Expose had a large variety of foods, pastries, and of course drinks. They had a very artsy chalk menu to inform their customers about what they have to offer. I myself decided to purchase their banana cake, and I very much recommend it to banana enthusiasts. I also decided to take some data on customers who came in to the shop. I didn’t record data for those who solely purchased food since I focused in on other aspects. Check out the graphs below for some visual information about what I observed in my time at Espresso Expose.
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