Tim Hortons Vs. Starbucks Vs. Balzac’s

COFFEE

A question that has plagued every Ryerson student at one point or another. Now we have another spot to throw into the mix! The question now is:

TIM HORTONS or STARBUCKS or BALZAC’S?!
In my professional coffee-drinking, I-do-work-in-coffee-shops opinion, none of these is better than the other. You just have to know what you need from the establishment at the time: Do you just want a coffee? Do you only have debit? Do you want to study too? Do you want food? How much time do you have? All of these play a factor! I’ve highlighted the benefits of each location below. Choose wisely folks!

TIM HORTONS
Victoria Lane

  • The line always looks ridiculously long, but it moves SO fast!
  • Honestly, for plain 2-cream/1-sugar coffee, Tims is my favourite (And now you all know what I drink, haha)
  • If you’re hungry, they have the most food and a variety of bagels (I eat too many bagels)
  • The door is always held open for you…
  • It’s Tims – it never breaks your wallet and is always a solid choice!

Hub Cafeteria

  • BEST BAGELS
  • Mental Note – you have to butter them yourself   #firstworldproblems

RCC to Kerr Hall Bridge

  • Being an RTA student, it is the best place to go between classes in the RCC
  • THEY ONLY TAKE CASH (I learned the hard way…)

STARBUCKS
Church & Gerrard

  • I. love. Refreshers.
  • I probably spend all of Exam Period here. They turn 24h during exam time!
  • All my essays? Thanks Starbucks. I get distracted by all the cool things in my room at home…
  • The best Fraps and cold drinks!
  • Always a good place for WiFi (if for some weird reason you’re not on Ryerson WiFi)
  • Lemon Raspberry Loaf. Enough Said.
  • A little more than pocket change
  • You have to make your own coffee. Again… #lazypeopleproblems

BALZAC’S COFFEE
Image Arts Building

  • Newest addition to campus!
  • They have the BEST Fresh Lemonade. I die.
  • Excellent place to have meetings! Both professional and for school.
  • Very spacious!
  • If it turns out anything like the Balzac’s in the Distillery District, it should be great!
  • STILL GETTING TO KNOW THE PLACE, SO COMMENT AND LET ME KNOW MORE.

Anyways, that’s all I have to say for now.

Let me know which one is your favorite on TWITTER and hashtag #LEGACY12 for a chance to win a gift card to your favorite place!

 

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