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5 Athens coffee shops and restaurants to follow on Twitter and Instagram

Georgia Davis / Blogs Editor

Social media is a great way to stay up to date on current happenings, and that includes what’s going on at your favorite places around Athens. Whether you’re looking for a deal or longing to know more about local eateries, here are the businesses in Athens you should hit that follow button for:

Donkey Coffee and Espresso (@donkeycoffeeohio)

Donkey Coffee, 17 W. Washington St., should be an account on everyone’s feed.

The coffee shop’s Instagram is a nice blend of updates from the shop, people who stop in and the drink of the week. Oh, there are also dog pictures.

A quiet moment in the Donkey office, with Stella Rose and Big Star. #DonkeyCoffee #AthensOhio #ShopLocal #SupportLocalFamilies #GreatDanes #Family

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Brenen’s Coffee Cafe (@Brenens)

Brenen’s, 38 S. Court St., doubles as a coffee and sandwich shop, and its Twitter is full of updates on current coffee deals and the menu. The shop also knows how to be relatable to the college students and has joined other local businesses in the fight against corporate takeover:

Monday morning........

— Brenen's Coffee Cafe (@Brenens) July 30, 2018

On the left: the face of a locally owned business.

On the right: just the opposite.

Which face do you think will recognize you and appreciate your support in the coming months?

— Brenen's Coffee Cafe (@Brenens) July 19, 2018

Fluff Bakery and Catering (@fluffbakeryathens)

If you love scrolling through your timeline and seeing delicious desserts, follow Fluff Bakery, 8 N. Court St., on Instagram. The account features the pies and cakes for the day, as well as other mouth-watering meals and pastries.

Strawberry-Crumble Pie served up for Pie Day Friday y’all! FREE @silverbridgecoffee when you enjoy a slice for here. Life is good. Get to Fluff. #thefluff #lifeisgood #pieday #pies #strawberry #athensohio #courtstreet #bakery #silverbridge #coffee #tgif

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Lox & Bagel back in the menu today thanks to @westsidewingery! Come and get it before it’s gone. Life is good. Brunch at Fluff. #thefluff #lifeisgood #brunch #loxandbagel #athensohio #obw2018 #brunchheadquarters #courtstreet #bakery #bagels

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Purple Chopstix (@purplechopstix)

This restaurant is the perfect follow if you love foodstagrams. The plated beauties at Purple Chopstix, 371 Richland Ave., are enough to make you want to make a reservation and try the food on your timeline.

It’s back! Watermelon gazpacho! Also we have a caprese stuffed chicken with fettuccine Alfredo with balsamic glaze.

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Bagel Street Deli (@bagelstreetdeli)

Who knew bagels could look so good? Well, from Bagel Street Deli, 27 S. Court St., it’s not a surprise. Follow the restaurant on Instagram to see your favorite bagel place show off its offerings.

What better way to spend the day than a bagelwich in hand and Court Street under your feet?? THIS is summer in Athens

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