Sambalatte

Luiz Oliveira, a native of Brazil, grinds and brews coffee to order, using 100 percent Arabica beans from Rio Verde in Brazil, or those from exotic locales such as Guatemala, Sumatra and Ethiopia.

Sit in the lounge here and you get to drink the results in a porcelain mug. Beans are roasted locally by Colorado River Coffee Roasters. The Flat White cappuccino with extra milk has a perfect swirl of foam and amazing balance.

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