Espuma No. 21

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

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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. 14

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

JUST THE CAPPUCCINO FROTH. FOR YOUR WEEKEND.

Coffee & Reading the morning paper

hamburger on round brown ceramic bowl beside mug filled with coffee
Here’s an inspiring picture for your weekend.
Photo by Lina Kivaka on Pexels.com

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Espuma No. 12

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

JUST THE CAPPUCCINO FROTH. FOR YOUR WEEKEND.

Coffee & Reading the morning paper

  • Local/DC: The brand Via Volcan Coffee, which directly translates to: via the volcano, is now officially open! The Alexandria, VA roastery will serve coffee at the Cleveland Park farmers market on Saturday, the 21st. From their website: “SINGLE ORIGIN COFFEE GROWN ON OUR FAMILY FARM ON THE SLOPES OF THE BARÚ VOLCANO IN THE PROVINCE OF CHIRIQUÍ, PANAMA.” Have you tried their coffee? The Panama “Geisha”?! Here’s their Insta for some on-the-ground info 😉
brown mountains
Here’s a photo of a volcano, just because they are amazing. Coffee is sourced from some of the globe’s most gorgeous destinations, isn’t it? Photo by Aron Visuals on Pexels.com

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