Espuma,  Writings

Espuma No. 50

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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 Fridays.

[DC COFFEE GOSSIP] Dupont Circle! Breaking news. Ala restaurant just opened ala Coffee+More on Monday. FREE drip coffee through the end of September. We visited on opening day and it was delicious.

[DC COFFEE GOSSIP] Cafe Integral opened in the Generator hotel at 3900 Connecticut Avenue and the coffee is great. If you live in Dupont, mention it and get a discount!

[DC COFFEE GOSSIP] “D.C.’s Armenian community has a new place to gather over slices of layered honey cake, diamonds of baklava, and cups of unfiltered coffee served with imported dried apricots. Yerevan, a cafe and market named after the capital city of the Eurasian country, opened near the end of August in Adams Morgan.”

[READING] “Perfecting The Legendary Chocolate Martini”

Quote for the weekend

Your heart is the size of an ocean. Go find yourself in its hidden depths.


your Coffee shop outfit + Coffee Shop Interior

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Photo by Godisable Jacob on
Coffee Shop Lifestyle/Design Inspiration =
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Photo by SHVETS production on

Some chocolate dessert

[Recipe] This chocolate hazelnut tart looks absolutely incredible. We want to make it this weekend.

[Chocolate] VOSGES HAUT CHOCOLAT is having a 20% OFF sale on their CHOCOLATE LUNAR CLUB, with the code LUNAR20. Save ~$180! “Beginning with the Hawthorn Moon, our monthly Lunar Club parcel will arrive each new moon giving the recipient a fully immersive experience leading up to the full moon.” 🙂

[Chocolate] Why not treat yourself to something from our “go-to” craft chocolate e-commerce site?!

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

This post is not sponsored. This post contains a few affiliate links, which means that if you do click through and then buy something, you may help support an insatiable coffee and chocolate habit at no cost to you. 🙂  Any written opinions here are by time cupsoul/our own.

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