TAMPA, Fla.—If you happen to be in excess of by the University of South Florida and are in need of some caffeine, you’ll want to halt by Felicitous Coffee and Tea Residence.
Felicitous has served the Tampa space for extra than a decade. The title means “pleasing and privileged” or “very well preferred or suited to the situations”—both of which felt like the case for new homeowners Corrinne Liou and Paul Venghaus when they took over the store suitable before the pandemic.
“My desire has generally been to open up a espresso shop, due to the fact I worked for a single of the company chains in my childhood,” said Venghaus. It can be some thing that he and his wife, Liou, bonded over.
The store presents a homey-vibe with a combine of eclectic furnishings and entertaining notebooks all over the shop for readers to produce and doodle in.
Felicitous uses modest-batch locally roasted coffee. You can opt for from a assortment of signature lattes some stand-out solutions consist of:
- Merlin’s Elixir: butterfly pea flower and lavender latte which is in a natural way blue and a tremendous antioxidant
- Aspiration Catcher: mix of vanilla and luscious lavender, served hot or iced
- Arabian Nights: pistachio and rose latte, served very hot or iced
You can expect to obtain pastries and baked products on the menu, most of which are made in-residence. There are also vegan and gluten free of charge alternatives readily available. You can put an on-line order for select up right here.
In addition to coffee and sweets, Felicitous also has a modest boutique that friends can search while taking pleasure in their coffee. They also get concerned with the neighborhood by exhibiting area art get the job done and hosting open up mic gatherings.
Throughout these rough periods, Felicitous has however been equipped to really feel like a next home to several of its clients.
“I definitely value all the assist that we get…from these individuals for Felicitous,” claimed Liou. “Felicitous is for all people.”
Felicitous has two locations—one at 11706 N 51st Street and the other found within Lark on 42nd Flats at 14204 N 42nd Avenue.