Plume Espresso Bar in Silver Plume has turn out to be a neighborhood hangout for folks of all ages, and that’s simply what proprietor Julie Smith is making an attempt to foster.
Smith grew to become proprietor in June 2022, and has since made some modifications to the store. Plume Espresso Bar is now open Thursdays-Sundays, and Smith hopes so as to add on extra days when ski season comes.
The store touts itself because the “final espresso on the east facet of the divide,” and sees numerous folks passing by means of whereas touring. That’s what impressed Smith to top off on pre-stamped postcards so vacationers can mail off some reminiscences.
“At any time when I journey I prefer to ship postcards,” Smith stated, so providing some to drop within the small mailbox throughout the road made excellent sense.
Utilizing beans from Huck Roasters, Plume Espresso Bar goals to maintain its espresso menu easy. All of the flavored syrups are made in-house, and Smith got here up with some enjoyable seasonal drinks, together with the apple cider chai latte.
The store additionally presents gentle meals, together with Bonfire Burritos, bananas, cookies and different snacks. The partitions are lined with native artwork on the market, and guidebooks can be found for buy for these searching for extra journey.
The setting of Plume Espresso Bar lends itself to working, stress-free or visiting with buddies. A newly added “children nook” options books and toys for youngsters, and a communal puzzle is at all times arrange on a desk.
“It’s such a pleasant, small neighborhood, I felt very welcomed in,” Smith stated.
Sitting within the store, one may get an opportunity to be serenaded by some native children studying to play devices, or be greeted by a dialog with somebody who has lived on the town for generations. That’s simply the best way issues work on the solely espresso store on the town.
On Oct. 22, Plume Espresso Bar is internet hosting “Plume Pumpkin Occasion,” the place folks of all ages can come carve pumpkins at 3 p.m., and they are going to be judged at Bread Bar throughout the highway at 6 p.m.
Plume Espresso Bar, positioned at 855 Principal Road in Silver Plume, is open 9 a.m. to three p.m. Thursdays and seven a.m. to 4 p.m Fridays by means of Sundays. Take a look at its Instagram for upcoming occasions and details about the store @plumecoffeebar.