Take that, Starbucks
Lisa says that although she and Wei have other franchises in the works, the process is slow: "We always have people inquiring, and then it takes us some time to work through it to see whether or not we're a good fit for them or they're a good fit for us."
Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea, 3393 Plymouth Road, 327-6330. Mon.-Fri. 6 a.m.-11 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 7 a.m.-11 p.m. sweetwaterscafe.com.
[Originally published in February, 2009.]