Two expanding U.S. ideas have arrived in the West Valley. From a soda mixology store to bikini baristas, below are the latest spots to love a beverage in Avondale and Goodyear.
Sodalicious arrives to Avondale
Site: 3920 N. 107th Avenue
Sodalicious has debuted in Avondale. The soda mixology store celebrated its grand opening on June 25.
Sodalicious was founded by Annie Auernig in Utah, where she began building combined sodas and sharing them with co-staff.
In November 2013, the initially store was opened in the back of Johnny’s Barber Shop in Provo, Utah. Sodalicious now has 26 places throughout Arizona, Idaho and Utah.
Sodalicious carries 16 types of sodas and beverages that can be paired with just about any taste. The most asked for is vanilla and raspberry.
A terrific starter consume and a single of Sodalicious’ most preferred is the AK Particular, a Dr Pepper base with coconut and vanilla syrups.
Despite the fact that the store is regarded for its assortment of drinks, the menu also characteristics a few treats. This month’s particular is a coconut lime frosted cookie and Fruity Pebbles Krispie treat.
Sodalicious spokesperson Lauren Hansen explained customer support is crucial.
“We hand-scoop and make our have cookies from our tried using-and-accurate recipes in our nearby bakeries, so our treats are normally contemporary,” Hansen mentioned.
“We consider additional care to coach our mixologists to make sure our drinks occur out great just about every time, just how our shoppers like it. Our client foundation is the Soda Fam, and we indicate that. As for the menu, if you can dream it, we can make that consume. We have an expansive menu with beverages from fruity and sweet to more savory and smooth, or you can blend your individual flavors and make a custom drink.”
With many locations by now in the East Valley, Sodalicious decided to broaden to the West Valley to bring its “soda love” to Avondale.
Bikini Beans Espresso increasing to Goodyear
Spot: 1690 N. PebbleCreek Parkway, Goodyear
Phoenix’s Bikini Beans Espresso is landing its sixth location in Goodyear, and construction is underway.
The Valley-dependent coffee stand is 1 of the leading espresso franchises in just one of the most popular states. As the 1st Arizona coffee store to attribute “bikini baristas,” owner Benjamin Lyles explained it is more than the employees’ uniforms that make Bikini Beans stand out.
“Aside from the uniform, we go previously mentioned and further than to make a personable encounter anytime you visit,” Lyles reported.
“We actually treatment about our clients, and our philosophy is, we are practically nothing devoid of them. On every check out right before you leave we will usually request you to try out your consume and stop with an appreciation assertion, ‘We respect your organization.’ We have set that regular in the marketplace to try the consume right before the buyer leaves, and we have coined the statement, ‘We appreciate your organization.’”
Lyles and his spouse, Regina, founded Bikini Beans Coffee in Phoenix in 2014. The couple moved to Arizona from the environment middle for espresso roasting, Seattle, bringing with them ample skills and a kindled passion for all items espresso.
Due to the fact then, they’ve expanded to four places in Tempe, Mesa and Peoria. They serve incredibly hot and iced beverages, power drinks and frappes. As a substitute of compact, medium and large, the menu lists drink dimensions as A-Cup, B-Cup and C-Cup.
A usually requested drink is the iced nude, named just after its creamy coloration and designed with caramel and white mocha, and the JuicyKini power consume, a blend of pineapple, lime, strawberry and blackberry.
Lyles explained he hopes that by growing to Goodyear, he can carry on to persuade shoppers to enjoy the brand name.
“We are fast expanding in the course of the Valley. Goodyear is a excellent group,” he mentioned.
“We truly feel that we can incorporate price with our brand by bringing the West Valley a little something new and enjoyment. Our Peoria area off 75th and Cactus is our busiest area. There has been a sturdy need for our manufacturer all in excess of the Valley as people have listened to about us. We want to develop client self-confidence by opening much more places that are easy so they can check us out.”
An opening day has but to be established.