Work Worth Doing

“No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” ― Theodore Roosevelt Growing up, I was the kid that always won the award for selling the most...

Coffee Cupping. Anyone Smell Yak?

Now that I have your attention with the Yak reference. If you were to take a stroll through downtown Zionsville on any evening, you’d have to be absolutely blind if you didn’t take notice that there is somewhat of a wine culture present. (Hey, my store in...

Buying Local Coffee

1. Something different. Local coffee houses provide a variety of products, services, and experiences right in the local community. Many of these are “one-of-a-kind” businesses that provide your community with its own character. (Not any old non-fat sugar...

A Class Act

I had to take the opportunity to jump onto the World Cup bandwagon. I’m not a fan of soccer. But, being a coffee guy, I am a fan of Brazil. However, I played rugby. There is a saying in rugby, “Soccer is a gentleman’s game played by ruffians, and rugby is a ruffian’s...

The Customer Experience

When I decided to open up Darrin’s Coffee, I never wanted to have, dare I say a nerdy coffee shop that delivered some really great drinks but made the customer feel like a moron. Going to a coffee shop to get a cup of Joe, shouldn’t feel degrading. But I get the...

Our Drinks

I figured I would spend a little bit of time this post to tell you about some of Darrin’s Coffee’s drinks. There’s a method to my madness. Hopes this explains a bit as to why we have these particular drinks on the menu. The Grasshopper The first of...