Oh well, tough luck. Better to issue an apology (from CG, not CW) then to shut down free speech to keep an advertiser happy. Money should never trump telling the truth. Come on City Weekly, what's it gonna be?
What happened to the article? Has it been pulled off the website?
Just to let you know, your article went nationwide... at least for those of us with coffee newsfeeds. Many thousands of coffee people all over the country have now read about your experience. Perhaps that will give this place incentive to change their ways.
I've been drinking coffee in this town for 25 years now and I've never understood the allure of the Coffee Garden. There are other good coffee shops in Salt Lake that actually deserve your support.
I have worked in several restaurants and was always annoyed when people set up camp and took forever to order. Time is still money. I would never do that to another person.
I like to enjoy my coffee, but I don't expect to be pampered and adored while I do. The barista should be kinder, but maybe they had low blood sugar when this tempermental customer walked in...