Espuma,  Writings

Espuma No. 47

ESPUMA (noun: froth)

a weekly curated collection of

coffee & chocolate themed

articles, items & thoughts.


Coffee & Reading the morning paper

Good morning, DC, and happiest of Friday’s. It’s pumpkin spice latte season! 🙂

[DC COFFEE SHOP GOSSIP] It’s back as of this week! PUMPKIN SPICE. The beloved autumn drink has returned to the District. Find your favorite PSL at local Starbucks, DC Compass Coffee locations (click to read our review), and more. We’ll keep you posted on the best local seasonal drinks. Article coming soon! +Starbucks is trying to make “apple” a thing this year. Have you heard about the Apple Crisp Macchiato? Tried it?

[DC COFFEE SHOP GOSSIP] RĀKO Coffee Roasters Opens a Clarendon Cafe This Weekend

[NEW ARTICLE: COFFEE/CHOCOLATE LIFESTYLE] How-To Find More “Slow Living,” Calm & Creativity in a City Like Washington, DC.” Our latest article with more than 10 tips for your weekend and the weeks to come.

[CHOCOLATE GOSSIP] New report shows 20 percent global growth for dark chocolate since 2016.

Quote for the weekend

Live life as if everything is rigged in your favor.


your Coffee shop outfit + Coffee Shop Interior

woman posing wearing white dress shirt sitting on window
Photo by mentatdgt on

Doesn’t it look like this patron is enjoying her coffee on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial?

Coffee Shop Lifestyle/Design Inspiration =

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Some chocolate dessert

[Recipe] Vegan Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies. YUM. (She’s our favorite food blogger at the moment.)

[Chocolate + FREE SHIPPING ] LetterPress Chocolate is officially new to our “go-to” craft chocolate e-commerce site! We wrote a review about delicious LetterPress chocolate, here. Try some of their chocolate this weekend and take a virtual vacation to a cocoa world! Use the code FREESHIP on any order size this weekend. Happy tasting.

Have a lovely weekenD, with a time cupsoul or two.

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