A lawsuit by the victim will easily win and put an end to this nonsense. BUT No, she destroyed property that had already been paid for by the customer. I’m white, I’m an Alaskan, my political views don’t change that. There are coffee carts every few blocks in anchorage but this one tops them! Home school or private school your kids! The Vogeliens also serve Goose and Willie\'s bagels. The coffee is brewed in cold water for 18 hours of beans from Upper Valley Coffee Roasters in Newbury, Vt. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. Forced socialism on the People? The owner of Fairbanks Espresso doubled down, after she apparently defiled the food of a Trump-supporting customer on Monday and became an instant revolutionary celebrity across the state. var currentheadline = document.getElementById("headline").innerText; People can not on one hand claim to be against racism etc. I don’t care what your political stance is, if you run a business and choose to contaminate a customer’s food, call him a racist, fascist, Nazi on Social Media, & gained his info from the credit card receipt, which he paid you from, to slander his name; you should be in jail! Second of all, they don't hate me for my specifically snooty coffee drinks! Purchasing food to go from anywhere is an act of trust. Unsafe food safety practices, such as tampering with a customer’s food is serious and should be reported. We all have opinions, whether they agree with yours or not, you do not contaminate someone’s food with your beliefs, this is a heath hazard. (b) Food is adulterated if Hunter – actually, I looked into this and he says he did not get a refund. You know how you can figure out what a baby this person is? The Vogeliens also serve Goose and Willie's bagels. The Alaska coffee hut's genisis was likely the simple need for drive-through access on bitter winter mornings, (after all, only a hot cup of Joe is worth opening the car door at 55 below zer. And she’s proud of what she did. This idiot has the right not to serve anyone but she doesn’t have the right to mess with food. I never gave them a chance prior because I worked at the competing one down the street, but because of their amazing baristas I will definitely continue coming back for my fix. Vogelien jokes that the hut, under construction in her driveway in Orford, generated attention for months before she opened for business. Not only do they only have one girl working during rush hour (630 am), but if there is a regular they recognize on the other window you best believe you won't be getting even your drink order in until they've had a full convo with the regular and they received their drink. WE APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. Usually, if you get a decent cup of coffee from one of the carts, only one girl working there makes good coffee, and its hit or miss if she makes your coffee that day. This is disgusting. Instead of being a neutral and professional journalist, you have let your bias and partisanship influence your investigation with a premature conclusion. Are you blind? Hate, division, and misery; The only things the left actually produces. I’m amazed that such blatant hate is being rewarded by the citizens of Fairbanks. Kowalczyk, who works at the Lake Morey Resort, likes the espresso and strong cold-brewed coffee available at the cart. Individuals have the liberty to either support her business or not. They were both born in Alaska and named their business for the state's postal abbreviation - AK. And at this point the charge has not been cancelled by the owner. Regardless of her ridiculous rant, it is a health violation at a minimum. But apparently it's not enough. Fairbanks is a very large part of UAF. MRAK, please write a follow up on this. Vogelien and her mother opened the coffee cart in the second week of July, and McFate has become a regular customer. Address: 1851 Seward Hwy, Seward, AK Directions: North edge of town, on the southbound side of Hwy 9/Seward Hwy. objLink.LinkContent = " » Buy this Image"; Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. var sellablestring = "COPYRIGHT VALLEY NEWS"; Her food service card and business license should be revoked and she should be arrested. As far as the alleged perpetrator, I have left messages via text, email, and voice, but she has not returned my call or notes. In Alaska, coffee is king and a hut can be spotted nearly every couple of blocks in towns throughout the state. You will not see me there again and I’m going to ask all my friends not to go there in support.. Suzanne Downing you may well have a receipt of purchase but more importantly, do you have a copy of the white wing fascist’s credit card statement? That said, this woman did not have the right to put this customer’s name “out there” for vilification. You are so outraged because the coffee lady doesn’t like your political opinions, but have nothing but support or silence when Trump puts children in cages or calls white supremacists “very fine people”. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. The “lady” is a hateful, divisive, racist, leftist twit! This is inappropriate and never should have happened. Or, go to your church and pray. I can’t wait to hear the heartfelt AF and tear stained apology once this idiot gets a clue. Remember? Sounds like you listen to propaganda. Address: 1851 Seward Hwy, Seward, AK Directions: North edge of town, on the southbound side of Hwy 9/Seward Hwy. Lastly, I would like to say “Thank you,” to “Must Read Alaska,” for having the courage to share the truth, as we don’t get that from the mainstream press or media, anymore! This has definitely become my go to coffee hut! When you wear an item of clothing that intentionally sends a certain message, and you don’t like the feedback you get, you cry about it on social media. You can do better in your communication efforts. Must Read Alaska … This subsection does not apply to confectionery containing less than one-half of one percent by volume of alcohol derived solely from the use of flavoring extracts, or to chewing gum containing harmless nonnutritive masticatory substances. It didn’t happen. The Facebook feed of the coffee shop in question says “We’re anti prejudice. It will be funnier when that never happens. Their pastries are from illusions (GOTTA try the green tea muffin!) The girls here are great, they remember my order and are always friendly and consistent. Services for the discarded burrito will be held at 11 am at city hall. Java the Hut is a standout exception. Consumers put trust in the businesses we decide to support. Swiger: This Alaska Statute may be even more relevant: AS.11.46.480 2nd Degree Criminal Mischief. Fairbanks Espresso, a local coffee hut, has closed after an incident went viral and sparked a wide conversation about racism, police brutality and politics on social media. Send requests to permission@vnews.com. Thank you for exposing yourself. First off, I have ALWAYS gotten amazing customer service here! Yelp users haven’t asked any questions yet about Java the Hut. I was on my way to Starbucks when I drove by The Hut and decided to give it a try. “I joke that if this doesn’t work out, we’ll put it in the woods as a hideaway from the kids,” she said.