Espuma No. 54

croissant and coffee

ESPUMA (noun: froth)

a weekly curated collection of

coffee & chocolate themed

articles, items & thoughts.


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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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The Best Coffee Shops in Logan Circle/U Street Corridor, Washington, DC

Iced Coffee at the Exterior of “The Wydown” on 14th Street, Washington, DC

If you only have time for one coffee tour of DC, look no further than the U Street Corridor and Logan Circle, where you’ll find incredible specialty coffee options all within reasonable walking distance. This list of coffee shops all dot 14th Street NW (south of U Street up until Thomas Circle, NW), and most of them offer absolutely delicious pastries and breakfast, to boot. It’s magic.

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