LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — An affordable cup of gourmet coffee will soon be coming to Watts.
Budding fast food chain LocoL has plans to bring $1 coffee when its first location opens in Watts later this month, according to the LAEater website.READ MORE: LAPD K-9 Officer "Iggy" Struck In The Face By Armed Suspect, Remained Undeterred During The Incident
While most gourmet coffee chains offer their brews starting at around $2 a cup, LocoL co-founder Tony Konecny says the chain is working to develop and produce coffee beans in-house to cut costs.READ MORE: Flats Fire Now 10% Contained, 2 Homes Destroyed And 1 Firefighter Injured
“We tossed around a few scenarios, strategies, and potential partnerships, but in the end landed on doing the roasting operation in-house,” Konecny wrote in a post on Medium.
In addition to cheap java, LocoL is also aiming at offering “a killer breakfast menu” when it debuts on Jan. 18, according to Konecny.MORE NEWS: LA County Sheriffs Unveil Fire Cat, Vehicle Deployed In Situations Too Dangerous For Firefighters To Approach
And if you can’t stay awake until then, here’s a list of some of L.A.’s best coffee shops to keep you buzzing.