November 28, 2023

Rough Pony’s Purple Potion

Bottoms Up
By Anna Faller | Aug. 27, 2022

A coffeehouse is one of those places that can’t help but bring people together, and Rough Pony does just that. A community juice and coffee bar—with a selection of Bubbie's Bagels to boot—this eclectic Warehouse Market space is designed to celebrate all things beverage, but without the added booze. Featuring a locally-focused array of rainbow juices, smoothies, and coffee creations (courtesy of Stockist Coffee Co.), Rough Pony’s got your cordial, whatever the craving. Awaken every last tastebud with a Purple Potion smoothie: Packed to the brim with local strawberries and blueberries, all sourced from Michigan Farm to Freezer, this richly purple sip is blended with creamy, Greek-style yogurt and finished with an aromatic spike of cardamom, ginger, and maple syrup. Served in proper glassware, this guilt-free pour pairs best with a pastry…and maybe a side of lively discourse. Treat yourself to one ($8.50/12 oz) at Rough Pony at 144 Hall St., Suite 100 in Traverse City. (231) 252-2442. 


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