Espuma No. 23

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

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Espuma No. 21

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

JUST THE CAPPUCCINO FROTH. FOR YOUR WEEKEND.

Quote for the weekend

What she (the octopus) taught me was to feel… that you’re part of this place, not a visitor. That’s a huge difference.

My Octopus Teacher, Netflix

Coffee & Reading the morning paper

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Espuma No. 20

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

  • News: Govida is sadly closing all 128 of its stores in North America at the end of March 🙁 Read why, here.
  • Local: Have you heard about DC’s Ratzilla? Seen it? Did you hear that DC may get mopeds? Ciao!
  • Trending: Ben & Jerry’s has new flavors (7) topped with chocolate ganache: Whiskey Biz, Chocolate Caramel Cookie Dough, PB Over the Top, Salted Caramel Brownie, Strawberry Topped Tart, Thick Mint and Tiramisu! Yum. Which one will you try?
  • Valentine’s Gifts: Discover Bar & Cocoa’s top picks for Valentine’s Day gifts, here.
  • How-To: Tips from a florist. Increase your sales for Valentine’s Day in 2021!
  • Listening: This podcast episode with Carla Martin on fine cacao and chocolate, what ‘soil’ means, ethical research, and more.
  • Reading: Why you’re more creative in coffee shops. One of the reasons is a moderate level of ambient noise.
  • Reading: Speaking of moderate ambient noise, how does noise affect how people taste bitterness, acidity, sweetness and coffee aroma + how much we’re willing to pay for coffee? A new study explains how. You can read the full paper, here.

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Espuma No. 19

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

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Espuma No. 18

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

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Espuma No. 17

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

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Curate a Winter Drinks (Coffee/Cocoa) Aesthetic [At Home]

There are a few days left in December before Christmas, and we’ve been decorating our cozy apartment in DC despite still waiting for some snow to fall. Our article, Create a Coffee Shop Aesthetic [At Home] is currently our most viewed article on the site, so we thought we might try riffing off of it for the holiday season.

Take to Pinterest to organize your holiday ideas

We’ve gathered lots of pins in our winter coffee/cocoa Pinterest board. Why not “pin” your favorite holiday pictures on your own Pinterest, or, clip some photos from magazines into a holiday collage, aka the old-school original form of Pinterest, and hang it up in your home? This exercise will help gather your ideas and show you what emotions and scenes you’re hoping to evoke and share this holiday season.

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