Union Station was the kick-off point of National Coffee Day by Southern California’s coffee purveyor The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf. The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf did it in grand style! Promptly at 6am hot cups of java were being poured as part of celebrating National Coffee Day. Those cups of Joe were being served up with a smile and a free Danish to whomever may happen along on this early Monday morning at Union Station’s Track 13b/14b. As Diane Kuyoomjian (vice president of marketing at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®.) put it, “Coffee is synonymous with commuting—especially on Monday mornings—so we thought bringing a happy surprise to 15,000 Southland commuters would be the ideal way to celebrate National Coffee Day. As Southern California’s most beloved coffee and tea company, it was a natural fit to team up with Metrolink. We wanted to kick-off the week for their riders with a warm greeting and invitation to enjoy a special promotional offer.” There were many cups filled this morning as part of the event. The Coffee Bean gifted commuters with Coffee Bean t-shirts and mystery coupon offers as part of the promotion. The mystery coupon offer will be offered while supplies last at participating locations. But there will be other promotions throughout the year as a specially designed train car inspired by the company’s iconic purple straw and culture of pouring happiness out for its customers will travel throughout the Southland on various lines spreading happiness! More promotions with The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® train will be announced in the coming months to involve SoCal’s coffee fans. All mystery offers are redeemable at participating locations of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®. Fans can share their National Coffee Day mystery offers using #CBCoffeeDay on Twitter (@TheCoffeeBean) and Instagram (@TheCoffeeBean) It’s time to cue up the vinyl to listen to the song Awful Lot Of Coffee in Brazil by Frank Sinatra and tap into the buzz of a year of great coffee!