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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, June 16, 2010 7B Multicultural menu and homey ambiance draw regulars tacos, burritos, machaca, and "We have to understand our chorizo, "made fresh, with no work is to make good food preservatives," said Macias and to make people happy so proudly, they come back." Previous owner Eck was "People get attached to my i n Chinese, and her mother dad," said Nayeli. "He's the B U S I N E $ S showed Macias "a lot of the nice one" -- this coming from EXPRESS COFFEE SHOP secrets." He said he wrotea young woman who just everything down because hegraduated from Feather Linda Satchwell didn't want to forget any-River College while working Staff Writer thing. When he took over, the full time at the family restau- Isatchwell@plumasnews.com Chinese American restau- rant and, at the same time, rant slipped into its current seeming pretty nice herself. Express Coffee Shop, in multi-ethnic incarnation bit Macias is proud of the East Quincy, has a simple by bit. fact he makes everything facade that belies its great Beginning with the idea on site, so it's fresh, and he variety of food choices, as that customers might enjoyalso uses quality ingredients. weU as its friendly atmos- "real food" Mexican style, the He makes everything from phere, new owners put a special on sauces for tacos to chili beans Lueio Macias and his the weekend menu. It was to hash browns. Also, the daughter, Nayeli, are the such a hit that people started turkey and roast beef are all heart and soul of the place, asking for Mexican selections cooked on site, so sandwiches and his wife, Elvira, who on weekdays as well are made of sliced, real meat. makes fresh tortillas twice a His customers like the In addition, he's very day and helps manage andgreat variety of choices proud of the fact that he uses clean the place when needed, they find on his menu, said the more expensive canola helps to ensure a seamless Macias. A single table often cooking oil and claims his operation, will order from each of the own cholesterol has dropped Macias worked his way different ethnic offerings. 100 points since he started into ownership of Express In addition, he offers working at the restaurant. Coffee shop quite literally, special homemade soups. "AMacias staff has increased by cooking for the previous lot of people have favorites," from the two waitresses, owner, Ling Eck, until one said Macias. Even the soups including his daughter, that day she asked him if he provide a remarkable ethnic he had when he started, wanted to buy the place. He variety: egg flower, chicken along with himself as the sole said he thought about it and tortilla and cr me of broccoli, cook. Now, he has four cooks decided to go for it. Macias keeps it as his goal and seven waitresses. Now, four years later, to "always try to improve the Staff, when hired, tends to the restaurant is open for food and service," and he remain with Macias. The breakfast, lunch and dinner takes pride in knowing what same attitude he has regard- five days a week and forhis regular customers like. ing his customers holds for breakfast and lunch Sunday People like the "homey his employees, as well. "Good and Monday. feel" he added. He's pleased people work here," he said, There are daily specials at that his regulars will simply "responsible and respectful. every meal and an extensive "hang out and drink coffee." The workers feel like family, multi-cultural menu of No one feels pressured to they feel good. I try to make Chinese, Mexican and leave once they've finished everybody feel good here." American food. Favoritestheir meal. Lucia and Nayeli Macias include chow mein and kung "Most people know each have no intention of resting pao along with came asada other here," Macias added,on their laurels, however. In Paid Political Advertisement Paid for by the Committee to Elect Chuck Leonhardt Superintendent PUSD Glenn Harris Have you enrolled your children for fall kindergarten or other classes? Did you know that by enrolling your kids today you can save teaching jobs now? Our schools need help in enrolling your children in school. Contact your local school next week, or our district office at 283-6500. Schedule a time to stop by and enroll your child as soon as possible. This will provide our schools with a more accurate number of students attending in August. Just one or two students enrolling in June can make the difference in us hiring a teacher in advance to teach your children. Waiting leads to changes in classes for students and changes in teaching assignments for teachers. I ask that you help our schools and families by enrolling your children today in the many wonderful public schools we have throughout Plumas County. Sincerely, Glenn R. Harris, Superintendent Plumas Unified School District Lucia Macias. owner of Express Coffee Shop, and his daughter, Nayeli, pose behind the counter. Lucia and Nayeli are the reason for the restaurant's popularity: good food, good service and a friendly, down-home atmosphere. Photo by Linda Satchwell the future, they plan to open they're working to get their we're never done," said Express Coffee Shop seven beer and wine license. Macias. 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