continued In the past two weeks, a four- by two-inch Café Moto logo has appeared on PJ's front door. An eight-inch rectangular one is now pasted on the front of its cash register. But three days after his April 8 visit, health department inspector Encarnacion came back to PJ's to see how the store had responded to his call for corrective action. At least, wrote Encarnacion in a follow-up report, he was "unable to locate bags of Café Moto." But, he continues, there are "bulk containers labeled 'PJ's' brand with package cut-outs from unit packages." What Encarnacion is complaining about, Wiggins explains to me, is that despite the cut-out labels on otherwise unmarked containers, there is no way to tell which coffee is inside them. "The inspector does not have the expertise to tell that," says Wiggins. "So he can't tell whether our manager has done the opposite of what he was asked to do. And the logos on the door and cash register seem to admit we still do brew Café Moto coffee."
Meanwhile, owner Ken Satterlee says that his franchise contract with the PJ's corporation in New Orleans runs out in two months. "Sometime this summer," he says, "there will be a rebranding of the business in San Diego."