Royal Flamingo Debuts Espresso Store Inside I Like It Like That Cocktail Bar

Royal Flamingo Debuts Espresso Store Inside I Like It Like That Cocktail Bar

Royal Flamingo Espresso is about to open its new espresso store on Friday, July 5 inside I Like It Like That cocktail bar! The bar itself is an extension of Natalie’s in Grandview, tucked right into a nook that’s accessible by the principle bar and off the lined patio.

Royal Flamingo homeowners Bryan and Beth Brzozowski launched the roastery in 2021, adopting the slogan “Critical espresso for unserious individuals.” Their focus is fastidiously sourced coffees which might be processed in quite a lot of methods, providing roasts for each informal espresso drinkers and people with extra adventurous palates. And their consideration to element has been rewarded! Over the previous couple years they’ve earned a number of bronze medals for his or her roasts on the Golden Bean North America competitors, and final 12 months they took dwelling a gold for his or her CM Crimson Fruits espresso.

With their roastery situated in an area behind Natalie’s, they finally related with homeowners Natalie and Charlie Jackson, and because the cocktail bar got here to fruition, they partnered to open the espresso store there in the course of the morning and early afternoon.

Even from our one preview go to, we will see how Royal Flamingo’s menu is without doubt one of the most original within the metropolis, whereas nonetheless – by design – being very approachable. The menu is cut up into two sections: Day by day Greats and Tremendous Enjoyable. So you may strive all the things from a traditional batch brew to one-of-a-kind espresso to quite a lot of lattes to chilly brews.

We tried a pair samples of the chilly brew, the chocolately Popayan Reserve and the funky, fruity CM Crimson Fruits.

Right here’s a fast peek on the seasonal Tara Go Go latte, utilizing their Girl Go Go espresso and a contact of tarragon.

You’ll be able to style a pair completely different espressos, too, presently a naturally processed Kenyan roast and their award-winning CM Crimson Fruits.

Personally, I really like the Barita’s Boilermaker (like a shot and a beer!) and the Barista’s Breakfast.

The Barista’s Breakfast contains a pre-selected shot of espresso, a flat white, and a number of the batch brew. It’s the proper overview of what Royal Flamingo has to supply.

Every breakfast comes with a small menu with tasting notes and descriptions.

Kudos to the alternatives of glassware and ceramics. The whole lot is fantastically introduced.

Snapshot of my ideally suited morning.

And the bar itself options eclectic decor and comfy corners for sipping coffees.

You’ll be able to snag Royal Flamingo roasts and swag, too!

Royal Flamingo is open Wednesday-Sunday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Royal Flamingo Espresso
945 King Ave. (inside I Like It Like That / Natalie’s)
Columbus, OH 43212

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