Mornings in Paris opens second coffee shop in Ogunquit ME

OGUNQUIT, Maine — Paul Humphrey is familiar with just where to position the macarons, a consumer favourite, in his new coffee store, Mornings in Paris. They are correct there as you enter, in a colourful array of much more than 20 flavors in a glass case to your left.

It turns out Humphrey also appreciates precisely the place to open up his new store: at 246 Key Street in Ogunquit, in the quaint area where Mary Breen experienced owned and operated Bread & Roses Bakery for yrs. Mornings in Paris opened there on Could 7.

“The neighborhood is welcoming us,” Humphrey claimed. “We look to be needed below, which is fantastic.”

If the shop’s identify rings a bell, there is a explanation: the Ogunquit web site is the 2nd Mornings in Paris to open in southern Maine. Humphrey has owned the other just one, found at 21 Western Avenue in Kennebunk, for the earlier 5 decades.

On Monday, he gave his rationale for wanting to broaden his business into Ogunquit.

“Location,” he claimed. “We’re incredibly lucky with both of those the places we have. It is two of the ideal destinations in southern Maine. Significant electricity, higher visitors movement.”

Both equally communities have a equivalent demographic, Humphrey noticed.

“It’s nice, working, serving individuals who are on family vacation,” he said. “Generally, we find persons are here due to the fact they moved here and want to be listed here, or that they are below on holiday. Most folks are acquiring up with a smile on their encounter.”

But at the exact same time, there are differences. The Kennebunk website appears to be to have a increased proportion of locals as shoppers, whilst the Ogunquit just one appears to be to catch the attention of a lot of day-trippers, Humphrey reported. Also, site visitors at the Ogunquit shop is more tied to the tide of the close by beach, he added.

Paul Humphrey has opened  his new coffee shop, Mornings in Paris, at 246 Main Street in Ogunquit.

The name of the stores sets the tone, establishes the mood for what you are heading to practical experience when you wander by means of the front doorway, according to Humphrey.

“Paris evokes delighted inner thoughts, food stuff, coffee, sitting down all-around and taking pleasure in getaway time,” he explained. “It genuinely does kind of lean into what we’re undertaking, whilst Paris has nothing to do with both of these areas.”