The indie coffee shop and practitioner of advanced siphon-brewing techniques suspended its service last Wednesday so that big-name instant and pre-ground coffee producer Cafe Bustelo could take over barista duties inside for the week. The photo above shows the storefront going off-brand with temporary fixtures that dub it a “Cafecito” using Bustelo’s classic color scheme. Closer to ground level, you can see the new matching window dressings, too — added on too along the store’s glass facade.
Even Siphon’s standalone sign at the corner of W. Alabama and Greeley St. has been transformed:
Over the weekend, the lineup of events inside included giveaways, musical performances, and an “interactive art demo” led by Houston artists GONZO247 and Shelbi Nicole that resulted in this:
Siphon’s first day back will be this Thursday, November 1.