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Sights and Smells at Skybound Coffee and Desert Lounge

Skybound Coffee and Desert Lounge may have opened its door in May but is already getting public exposure as a sweet tooth’s and coffee lover’s pit stop. Offering organic coffee in small-batch production, pastries, gelatos and an emphasis on local products the market appears to be responding. Located near the busy activity of the Gaslamp District and a few blocks from the Westerfild Horton Plaza they appeal to vacationers and metro dwellers. The coffee lounge is fairly simple by design and offers an artisan baker’s charm. A smorgasbord of pastries with puffy white frosting and creamy custard dance before your eyes. It is hard to pass by the display case and not feel the beckoning call of a sweet nirvana. If you are looking for something a little less zingy to the taste buds delve into a croissant or bagel. In the restaurant business sweets are not just for looking at but also have a fragrance that raises the purchase amount. A study conducted by Krishna, et. al. (2014) found t

Red Velvet Hookah Lounge-Pacific Beach

The Red Velvet Hookah lounge offers a place to relax after a hard day of sunning and volley ball on Pacific Beach. It is a relaxed environment that offers simply the basics in beverages and snacks. Chairs are comfortable and there is plenty of space to find a spot. The servicescape is simple with red velvet curtains and group arranged seating to spark conversation.  Beverage offerings are related to tea, coffee, and sodas. Food is primarily snacks and cakes. The biggest attraction is the large variety of Egyptian hookah flavors. Compared to other hookah lounges The Red Velvet has a significant offering. The atmosphere is relaxed and the patrons are relatively young.  Located a few miles from Pacific Beach it provides a nice bridge between the beach and an evening out. It is also a great place to designate as a meeting place for friends who want to have conversations before heading their separate ways.   The type of people who frequent the place are generally under that