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Dining News: Grace Coffee Roasters Coming to Esquire Building


Grace Coffee Roasters is replacing Tantric Urban Bistro at 1215 K St. starting Monday.

Previously: Tantric Urban Bistro closed in late October.

Not only does Grace Coffee Roasters serve high quality, but owner Gary Davis donates 10 percent of his profits to Courage House, a local home for girls rescued from sex-trafficking. Davis also serves as the mayor of Elk Grove.

Here's more about Davis, from a Sac Bee profile in July 2014:

“We didn’t just want to start a for-profit coffeehouse,” Davis said. “One of the highest rates of sex trafficking in the country is in Sacramento. We wanted to know what we could do to make a difference. We approached (Courage) and they were all over it.”

“His passion is to open a coffeehouse and to make a difference. He wanted to bring more awareness to Courage Worldwide,” said Stephanie Midthun, a Courage Worldwide community resource director. “Every chance he’s got, he talks about coffee and how to help the girls here. He’s done a lot to talk about the trafficking of children in the U.S. That’s his passion.”

Read the entire story in the Sac Bee.

This is the third location for Grace Coffee Roasters, with the other two in Elk Grove.

The coffee house plans to open at 7 a.m. on weekdays and 8 a.m. on weekends, closing at 5 p.m. everyday.

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