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Coffee Shop Menus

by CatOfEvilGenius Posted 21st Jul 2010 at 7:49 PM - Updated 19th Jan 2012 at 1:12 AM by CatOfEvilGenius
32 Comments / replies (Who?) - 20 Feedback Posts, 4 Thanks Posts
This is a Maxis Recolour which means that it is a recolour of an item that already exists in your game. Please check the Expansion pack requirements to see which game pack it recolours.

This custom content if it is not clothing, may require a seperate download to work properly. This is available at Colour Enable Package (CEP) by Numenor.

Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Coffee Shop Menus

Two chalkboard menus for your coffee shop, beverages and desserts.
This is a recolor of EA's "Sirloin Shuffle" painting.

Thanks to the makers of SimPE and the GIMP, great tools.
Huge thanks to the creators of Simlish fonts! Too bad I can't remember which one I used.
So here are some links to various fonts. I probably used the first.
Simlish font by inkandchaos
Simlish font by SIMale at InSim
handwritten Simlish by katyjane
Simlish calligraphy by joninmobile

Additional Credits
Here's stuff in the picture, and also links to similar things you might like for a coffee shop.

- The coffee and tea for sale are sitting on an invisible tray
- The giant coffee painting is by -Shady-
- The coffee shop staff, in black, are wearing lenasha's skirt with Sentate's shirt,
my rolled sleeve shirt, dustfinger's uniform shirt

not pictured, but good for coffee shops
- Maylin's retro coffeemaker and fee's coffee grinder
- invisible espresso bar counter, coffee machines not on counters
- There's lots of coffee shop paintings on MTS, here's a nice one and another
- chalkboard and whiteboard food menus by LadyAngel

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 2 Pets
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Z_coffee dessert menu paintings.7z

Size: 75.2 KB · Downloads: 16,588 · 21st Jul 2010
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
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  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
  • Mac x64: /Library/Containers/com.aspyr.sims2.appstore/Data/Library/Application Support/Aspyr/The Sims 2/Downloads
4. CEP Required: The CEP is necessary for this download to work. Make sure that you have the newest version of the CEP installed. Get it here: The Official CEP Download.

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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 21st Jul 2010 at 8:17 PM
Thank you so much for these new menus! I have lately been looking for more menus for restaurants, and coffee places! It really makes a difference in achieving a realistic look when (especially in a coffee bar) you have a menu on the wall vs. having no menus! Thanks so much, for creating this new one!
Lab Assistant
21st Jul 2010 at 8:24 PM Last edited by TheSimsWorldSims : 21st Jul 2010 at 8:50 PM.
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Lab Assistant
#3 Old 21st Jul 2010 at 11:53 PM
Add this to the list of items I didn't know I needed until I saw it. Fantastic job. The chalk looks quite good.
Lab Assistant
#4 Old 22nd Jul 2010 at 12:13 AM
Thank you for making signs in Simlish!

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#5 Old 22nd Jul 2010 at 2:31 AM
They look great and so do your pics. Thanks for the info on how to recreate your coffee shop.
Field Researcher
#6 Old 22nd Jul 2010 at 3:32 AM
Very useful! These were useless paintings until you made these I always need more signs in Simlish and thanks so much for the links and instructions, too!

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Forum Resident
#7 Old 22nd Jul 2010 at 4:24 AM
These are really nice, thanks!

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Test Subject
#8 Old 22nd Jul 2010 at 8:42 AM
Signs in Simlish!! Thanks, and nice job!! Very practical use of decorations in a Sim neighborhood.
#9 Old 22nd Jul 2010 at 2:01 PM
Wow, great, this looks just like a sims Starbucks!
#10 Old 22nd Jul 2010 at 4:16 PM
Perfect for every coffee bar! Thank you

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Test Subject
#11 Old 22nd Jul 2010 at 4:22 PM
This is a wonderful recolor that will blend perfectly with any coffehouse setting.

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Test Subject
#12 Old 22nd Jul 2010 at 11:08 PM
Thank you SO much for these! They will get A LOT of use in my game!

By the way, the painting of the coffee cup behind the counter is by -Shady-.
The paintings set is called "In Time: 12 Abstract, Modern & Wooden Paintings"
and it's right here on MTS!
Not actually evil.
Original Poster
#13 Old 23rd Jul 2010 at 12:22 AM
Cautious Optimism Thank you for the info!

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Forum Resident
#14 Old 23rd Jul 2010 at 10:01 AM
Love these! And thanks for doing them in Simlish!
Top Secret Researcher
#15 Old 23rd Jul 2010 at 3:21 PM
Thanks Cat! These are the little things that make a big difference in completing ambiance!

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Lab Assistant
#16 Old 23rd Jul 2010 at 10:16 PM
Just what I needed, when I needed! Great, that they are Simlish. Perfect, thanks!
Lab Assistant
#17 Old 24th Jul 2010 at 11:32 AM
I think they're really cute! Perfect for my coffee shop sims

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Field Researcher
#18 Old 27th Jul 2010 at 12:26 PM
Great, and the simlish part won't make them stand out too much for when I'm making a movie.
Good job...
Test Subject
#19 Old 20th Sep 2010 at 2:49 PM
these are really handy; thank you!
p.s. i love objects in simlish!
Lab Assistant
#20 Old 7th Feb 2011 at 2:23 PM
Just a heads up that the coffee maker by Maylin that you linked to is the TS3 version Lovely signs, thank you!
Not actually evil.
Original Poster
#21 Old 7th Feb 2011 at 10:25 PM
Originally Posted by crunkybunch
Just a heads up that the coffee maker by Maylin that you linked to is the TS3 version Lovely signs, thank you!

Oops. Fixed now!

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Top Secret Researcher
#22 Old 2nd May 2011 at 4:14 AM
The idea is really cool. Too bad I don't have the Pets EP working anymore, I formatted my C:\ and my Pets disk got ruined... by my real pet. Cat owner is not amused. :S

I think I'll still d/l them and SimPE them towards another non-Pets mesh. :P
Top Secret Researcher
#23 Old 3rd Nov 2011 at 8:55 AM
One thing I rarely do is download custom content that hasn't been included with any lots. However, I couldn't resist this one...I love these menus and think they're a brilliant idea, thanks!

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Field Researcher
#24 Old 6th Nov 2011 at 10:16 AM
gorgeously made!
Field Researcher
#25 Old 17th Jun 2012 at 7:58 AM
So downloading!
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