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We underestimated Catalina's plans for SPANK. It reaches far beyond the Yardies selling it on the street corners. The Cartel have a front company, the Kappa Coffee House. They've been selling SPANK through the street stalls. We have no choice but to put these drug stands out of operation. Smash them to splinters!!
Asuka Kasen

Espresso-2-Go! is a mission in Grand Theft Auto III given to protagonist Claude by new Yakuza leader Asuka Kasen from a Panlantic Construction Company construction site in Fort Staunton, Staunton Island, Liberty City.

Mission

Miguel has informed Asuka, who's torturing him, about espresso stalls around Liberty City. The 'Espresso-2-Go' stalls in question are being used by the Colombian Cartel as fronts to sell SPANK. Claude must destroy every espresso stall in eight minutes, before the Colombians warn their pushers.

Two of the stalls are on Portland Island; one in Saint Mark's opposite Salvatore's Gentlemen's Club; and the other one located opposite of the entrance to the Portland Harbor. Five of the stalls are located on Staunton Island. The Staunton stalls are located at Belleville Park, east of the car-park in Newport, in front of the church in Bedford Point, near a statue in Torrington, and behind the church just west of Love Media building. The final two stalls are located in Shoreside Vale. One is to the west of Shoreside Lift Bridge at Francis International Airport and the other one outside the hospital at Pike Creek.

Mission Objectives

In order to complete the mission the player must:

  • Cruise Liberty's districts to find Espresso-2-Go stalls and destroy them.

Reward

The reward for completing this mission is $40,000. The mission S.A.M. is unlocked.

Transcript

Transcript
Claude goes to see Asuka Kasen atop the Staunton Plaza building, where she's whipping Miguel.
Asuka Kasen: Miguel certainly has some of that famous Latin stamina, I'm quite exhausted. We underestimated Catalina's plans for SPANK. It reaches far beyond the Yardies selling it on the street corners. The Cartel have a front company, the Kappa Coffee House. They've been selling SPANK through the street stalls. We have no choice but to put these drug stands out of operation. Smash them to splinters!!
As Asuka continues to whip Miguel, Claude goes to find coffee stalls scattered around Liberty City: two in Portland, five in Staunton Island and two in Shoreside Vale. Upon finding the coffee stalls, Claude destroys them within 8 minutes, while avoiding backup from the Colombian Cartel in Shoreside Vale.

Walkthrough

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Trivia

  • After the destruction of the first stall in Shoreside Vale, a Cartel Cruiser will start ramming the player's car in an effort to stop Claude. The men inside will carry Uzis.
  • This is possibly one of the hardest missions in the entire GTA Series. To make this mission easier, the developers changed the Pump Action Shotguns used by the Mafia into Uzis, which makes it easier to destroy the Saint Mark's stall. In addition, gangs that are usually hostile towards Claude will instead attack the Cartel members in the coffee stalls, putting less stress on the player when smashing the stalls in Saint Mark's and Newport. Non hostile gangs like the Yakuza will also attack the Cartel member in the coffee stall in Torrington.
  • The Cartel members inside the Espresso-2-Go stalls usually wield Uzi's, but some will be armed with shotguns.
  • According to Asuka's dialogue, the Cartel's front was initially called the Kappa Coffee House.
  • The Espresso-2-Go logo depicts a steaming cup of espresso; 'Go' is stylised as 'GO' to form a coffee cup shape, and the 2 portrays the steam above it. (Image)

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