Russian roasted coffee becomes the American Dream

Dazbog Coffee. I first discovered them in a little neighborhood when I lived in Denver, but didn’t begin to appreciate it until I was spending time in Fort Collins last fall. The one near the Poudre River Trail in north Fort Collins is still my favorite Dazbog.

Today my ‘snowstorm day off from work wanderabout’ took me to the Dazbog at 556 Lincoln in Loveland, Colorado. Unlike the one located on Eisenhower in Loveland, this one has plenty of windows on the west, south, and even east side of their space. I love the light and openness that windows provide. I’ve been here almost three hours, writing, listening to music, playing on Facebook, and watching the snow fall….it’s a beautiful thing.

This coffee roaster/franchise coffee shop is the manifestation of an American Dream by Leonid and Anatoly Yuffa, and is based in Denver, Colorado.  According to the website – www.dazbog.com, the Yuffa family fled Russia to pursue a better life of freedom, democracy, and opportunity.

I don’t know if they have the best coffee, but what I am fond of is the customer service at the few Dazbog locations that I’ve been to. I don’t know if it is the corporation or the franchisees that create the service standards here, but I’ve found the coffee shops to be warm, inviting, and full of color and cultural flavor. For me, a good coffee shop is one that I can sit in for three hours and it feels like only a few minutes.  This visit is fast approaching the four hour mark.


One Comment on “Russian roasted coffee becomes the American Dream”

  1. Tricia Hechimovich says:

    Miss Kristy,

    Your writing is amazing and I enjoyed your tales and pictures of your various stops along the way. Where are you in these pictures? Put yourself in there, your smiling face will add to the picture and give it that extra meaning. I admire your spirit and like the connections you make to Wisconsin. Coffee joins a lot of us, the wonderful smell, the color, and taste. Add a little “Prince” in the backgound, and I am there with you every step of the way. Stay in the Spirt. Much happiness and inspiration is sent your way. Keep writing. Your talent is incredible.

    Love ya,

    Trish.


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