New Coffee Stand in Tenino Now Open For Business - The Giddy Up Coffee Corral
By Debi Braulik, Selling Maple Valley to Fife WA Homes For Sale
As I was driving through Tenino, I noticed the "The Giddy Up Coffee Corral" has finally opened for business. The slogan on the sign intrigued me- "Cute, Friendly, and Dang Good Coffee." (even though I don't drink coffee!) so I stopped in and talked to the ownder Cari Dinelt. Her philosophy is a simple one. Provide the best coffee she can serve, have fresh local cookies and food items, and be friendly. If the espresso pours too quickly (or too slowly) she will throw it out rather than risk the customer have a bitter cup. Who knew that it takes between 35-30 seconds to draw the perfect shot of espresso and that you have to pour it into the milk/water within 15 seconds? Did you know that? It's amazing what I learned. They did a soft opening last month and are steadily seeing an increase ...