We’ve all bought coffee on-the-go before, but have you ever heard of selling coffee on-the-go? That’s what Misfit Coffee Co. has been doing around the streets of Minneapolis for over two years now.
“The idea for Misfit came from a deep passion for coffee, and work within the industry for what has now been eight years,” owner and founder Marcus Parkansky says. “After falling in love with the concept of mobile food, I questioned the reality of turning my craft and passions into a mobile concept.”
Misfit was conceptualized in Milwaukee, where Parkansky is originally from. He and his father, a carpenter by trade, built the coffee trailer that now roams Minneapolis. Parkansky’s passion for coffee, coupled with his passion for the holiday season, has made Holidazzle a natural fit for Misfit.
“Minnesota’s holiday season is picture perfect in my world,” Parkansky says. “The holidays always bring some sort of warm and cozy feeling, regardless of how cold it might be. Also, coffee and food during the holidays will always be something nostalgic.”
Misfit will have a range of beverages for Holidazzle guests to enjoy. In addition to holiday classics such as hot chocolate and hot-brewed coffee, Misfit will have cold brew, nitro cold brew, espresso beverages and a handful of Misfit Coffee concoctions. They’ll also have a new, exclusive drink on hand: the Holidazzle special.
You can find Misfit at Holidazzle Thursdays through Sundays from Friday, November 24 through Saturday, December 23. It is open Thursdays from 5-9 pm, Fridays from 5-10 pm, Saturdays from 11 am-10 pm and Sundays from 11 am-7 pm.
Misfit is currently just a mobile operation, though they aspire to have a physical space in Minneapolis in what Parkansky hopes is the “very near future.” They are also on the University of Minnesota’s campus each Wednesday, parked outside of Weisman Art Museum.
“Social media, along with our website misfitcoffee.com, are the best ways to keep up with what we’re doing and where we’re at,” Parkansky says.
We know that we can find Misfit at Loring Park this holiday season, so stay warm at Holidazzle with one of Misfit’s brews.