One of your favorite cocktail bars has turned into the hottest coffee shop in town. This past weekend Melrose Umbrella Co. debuted its brand-new coffee service and daytime hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.), making it the most provocative combination of liquor and caffeine since Four Loko.
Now you can stroll into the Melrose Avenue cocktail bar in the a.m. for coffee geek-caliber java, plus breakfast pastries by Farmshop, and, starting next week, some morning sandwiches by chef Eric Greenspan. He even hinted at a Monte Cristo variation called the Three-Card Monty, which has us all excited. The best part is, if you have nothing else to do with the rest of your day there’s the tempting option to stay through to day-drinking craft cocktails starting at noon. After all, you can bring in your laptop and just work from here. There is WiFi. How many coffee shops offer the same?
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MELROSE UMBRELLA CO. ANNOUNCES NEW DAYTIME HOURS AND THE LAUNCH OF AN AMBITIOUS SPECIALTY COFFEE PROGRAM
Melrose Umbrella Co., Los Angeles’ premier destination for inspired libations and unparalleled hospitality, announces the launch of their daytime coffee program and extended hours beginning Saturday, September 26. The new program follows a year of research and development with the same dedication applied to the new coffee menu as was applied with the cocktail program. Every detail from the curation of the beans to the brewing process and presentation has been thoughtfully designed to provide guests a notable and memorable experience.
When owners Zach Patterson and Austin Melrose were building Melrose Umbrella Co., they envisioned a well-crafted and comfortable location to enjoy espresso, coffee and tea. This sentiment was continually echoed and affirmed by the neighborhood that harbors them. After this year and a half of operating the cocktail program, they have now set out to create a coffee program that will evolve the space into the special and unique imbibery that they’ve imagined.
To accomplish their goal of creating an all-day destination the team sought out a barista with the inspiration, expertise and passion in creating a program that paralleled their existing cocktail program. Upon being introduced to Matt Sala, a seasoned industry professional with experience in both the craft cocktail and specialty coffee worlds presented the perfect partner to oversee the development of the menu. Sala describes his approach to coffee as holistic and individualistic with a dedication to providing guests with a uniquely tailored experience.
MENU - To Change Seasonally & Upon Availability
Espresso Beverages~Nitro Cold Brew~Drip Coffee ~ Seasonal Fresh & Cold Pressed Juice~Tea ~Original Tonics~Farmshop Pastries
Even though Melrose Umbrella Co. drink maker Zachary Patterson is allergic to carrots he created “Hop Scotch #2," a mix of carrot, Chivas 12, Atlantico Reserva, Earl Grey Tea, and cinnamon brown sugar syrup. Naturally R&D took some time but he had an Epi pen standing by.
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