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Monday, August 30, 2010

Four Barrel Throws a Party With Coffee, Cake, and Pony Rides

Posted By on Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 1:31 PM

click to enlarge The line at 12:45 p.m. - JONATHAN KAUFFMAN
  • Jonathan Kauffman
  • The line at 12:45 p.m.
Four Barrel Coffee (375 Valencia, at 14th St.) is throwing itself a party for its two-year anniversary. A big one. There are balloons and cake, a photo booth and music, free coffee for everyone ― hence the line out the door ― and pony rides. (Thanks to Broke-Ass Stuart for the tip-off.)

The pony.
  • The pony.
You only have until 2 p.m. to ride the pony. It appears to still be fresh, primarily because of the size of the riders, who are in the 25-to-40-pound range. The free coffee lasts until 4 p.m., when, like most parents of two-year-olds, the exhausted staff put the kids to bed, sweeps up, and pull the bottle of whiskey out from under the sink.

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