Coffee and Milk

Written by on January 2, 2016 in I Eat America, I Eat...Out with 0 Comments

(patinagroup.com/cm-lacma) – LACMA, Los Angeles, California

LACMA C+M 2

How I heard of this place: My sister, the designer and artist wished to visit LACMA on her first trip to Southern California in about 16 years. The other two of us obliged, and, of course, talked her into a coffee break during the museum tour.

Type of cuisine: While spending a day at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, stop by for a boutique coffee experience at C+M (Coffee and Milk). Our baristas artistically present Intelligentsia coffee and espresso, alongside seasonal sandwiches, organic milk sorbet and a variety of fresh pastries.LACMA C+M Order Counter

Ambiance: Located near the museum store, we are surrounded by thousands of works of art and an art-making gallery for all ages. The café culture at C+M is a cozy blend of modern design and classic coffee shop, fitting for a day visit at LACMA.
LACMA C+M Busy Cafe 2
“The largest art museum on the West Coast, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is home to a collection of galleries and exhibitions that feature the expanse of art history. From ancient to contemporary, LACMA holds the talent of many renowned and upcoming artists. With a mission statement of serving the public through significant works of art from a broad range of cultures and historical periods, LACMA attracts a wide array of captivating audiences. As a vital part of Southern California, the museum brings in over a million visitors each year. LACMA is located on Wilshire Boulevard, C+M (Coffee and Milk) is located within the campus; ideal for a quick bite to keep you energized during your trip.”
What I ordered: A single, ristretto mocha ($4) for me, an Americano ($3) for my sister, and two Ham & Swiss Croissants ($4 each) to share between the three of us!
LACMA C+M Ham + Cheese Croissant
What I loved: Dark, chocolatey mocha! The buttery filled croissant totally satisfied our late-morning snack craving.
LACMA C+M Mocha + Americano
Why I loved it: Easy to stop in and pick up a java and a snack on our day-long tour of LACMA. Plenty of seating (limited indoors, more outdoors) for parties of most sizes.
Cost: Average to high ($3 – $6 per espresso beverage)
LACMA C+M After
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