Espuma No. 54

croissant and coffee

ESPUMA (noun: froth)

a weekly curated collection of

coffee & chocolate themed

articles, items & thoughts.

JUST THE CAPPUCCINO FROTH. FOR YOUR WEEKEND.

Coffee & Reading the morning paper

Happy Friday! This week, we have a collection of DC’s autumn drinks for you! We recommend any of the below coffee shops without reservation/hesitation.

[DC COFFEE GOSSIP] The Royal (Le Droit Park) has unveiled their fall drinks! The one that captured our hearts was the “Relajo Hot Chocolate”! This drink is dark chocolate, Royal’s relajo spice blend, which they described as “mole-like,” and steamed milk. YUM.

[DC COFFEE GOSSIP] Call Your Mother Deli (Georgetown, + additional locations) also has their fall menu now 🙂 First: pumpkin dulce de leche cream cheese?! And in terms of coffee, they’re brewing up a “Pumpkin Dulce Latte.” We can’t wait to try it.

<<We need to travel to Call Your Mother to grab a photo; the drink is not on Instagram yet. Anyone have a pic?>>

[DC COFFEE GOSSIP] Cameo Coffee (Potomac Ave) has a “Bonfire Latte” to warm your spirits. This drink looks incredible. Toasted marshmallow fluff, warming spices and hickory syrup! Wow.

[DC COFFEE GOSSIP] Slipstream (14th Street/Logan Circle) is offering “Sweater Weather.” Besides the awesome name, this drink has espresso, tahini, cinnamon, all spice, vanilla, orange zest, and oat milk. Yay!

[DC COFFEE GOSSIP] Last but never least, Little Red Fox (Cleveland Park) is serving “Sugar & Spice,” a coffee drink with cardamom, brown sugar, and bourbon simple syrup. Yumz.

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Espuma No. 53

cute paw tattoo

ESPUMA (noun: froth)

a weekly curated collection of

coffee & chocolate themed

articles, items & thoughts.

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Coffee & Reading the morning paper

Happy Friday! What’s going on this weekend in DC? Is the weather cool in your city? Have you started drinking hot chocolate yet?

On Instagram, we filmed ourselves trying the DripKit brew method this week, gifted to us by Cafe Unido Coffee Roasters at La Cosecha Latin Market thanks to International Coffee Day! (Cafe Unido is also the coffee served at DC Dolcezza Gelato locations.) The tiny DripKit yielded a delicious cup of coffee! Have you tried DripKit? It was so easy to use — we think it would be great for traveling, aka in a hotel room when you’re in a pinch and desperately seeking great coffee. One time use and no mess. Ethically sourced coffee.

[DC COFFEE GOSSIP] DUPONT CIRCLE: ala Coffee+More is giving 20% OFF to locals until October 20th! Stop by the new coffee shop today.

[DC COFFEE GOSSIP] DUPONT CIRCLE: Have you heard about Foxtrot Market? The soon-to-open “corner store” will serve Vigilante Coffee!

[DC COFFEE GOSSIP] Dolcezza Gelato just started serving pumpkin gelato and it sounds incredible… ginger, ground cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and butter.

[DC COFFEE GOSSIP] Compass Coffee DC is back with all of their favorite fall drinks. Grab the Maple Vienna, Caramel Latte, Spiced Apple Cider, Pumpkin Spice Latte, Maple Cold Brew, Pumpkin Vienna, or Maple Latte!

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Espuma No. 27

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  • [Local DC News, Friday] Dolcezza shared: “We are THRILLED to officially share the news that our City Center, Bethesda, Dupont, and Fairfax locations will all be STAYING OPEN FOR GOOD.  To celebrate the resurrection of our shops, we are giving away a free small gelato of our exclusive, limited edition CHOCOTORTA flavor at all of our stores on March 19, almost exactly one year after so many small businesses in the city were ordered to close. Chocotorta is a supremely delicious cake layered with dulce de leche, cream cheese, chocolate cookies, and coffee that is traditionally found on the tables at celebrations in Argentina.”
  • [Local DC News, Saturday] Un Je Ne Sais Quoi is celebrating its 5-year anniversary on the 20th! “Join us for special tastings and a chance to win French goodies (and our brand new tote bag and mug). 5 winners will be designated at the end of the day!”
  • [Local DC News] Blue Bottle reopened their Union Station cafe on Monday, March 15th!
  • [Spring is here!] Sat March 20th is the “vernal equinox, which signals the start of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. With the first season of 2021 coming to a close, we have an opportunity to bring forth our invigorated spirit for life.” What will you do to celebrate spring?
  • [Easter] Need some Easter gift ideas? Check out our list, below.

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Espuma No. 26

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  • [Chocolate Event] St. Michael’s Maryland Chocolate Festival, “ChocolateFest” is happening on Saturday, March 20th from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. “ChocolateFest will include restaurant chefs conjuring up amazing delectable special menu items to showcase chocolate inspired dishes and desserts. Our inns and bed and breakfasts will feature chocolate inspired get-away packages. Join in the fun during The Galley’s Chocolate Pie eating contest, or start your day off with the 2nd Annual Hot Chocolate Run/Walk.” More information here.

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Espuma No. 25

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Espuma No. 24

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  • We enjoyed the “Chocolate” episode from Netflix’s Nadiya Bakes. Have you seen it? Her kitchen is beautifully colorful.
  • Trending: Chocolate Stout Cold Brew? Interesting!
  • It’s time to buy your Easter chocolate eggs. These look absolutely stunning.
  • How to “cheat” make some pain au chocolat 🙂 We liked this article.

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Espuma No. 23

ESPUMA (noun: froth)

a weekly curated collection of coffee & chocolate themed articles, items & thoughts.

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