Experience The Best Of Fall Flavors In The Melrose Arts District: The Drink Edition

Experience The Best Of Fall Flavors In The Melrose Arts District: The Drink Edition

As the temperatures start to drop, our bodies are like, “hey, either put on a sweater or get me a PSL, stat!” You can definitely get a sweater on Melrose. But why not amp up the seasonal beverage intake with something warm and rich, or icey and spicey? Here are some of the best beverages on Melrose Avenue to take advantage of fall flavors.

AUBURN

Auburn’s cocktail, Fig, beautifully enmeshes smoked fig, rhubarb, bonal, rye whiskey, fernet branca, lemon, and tonic with a garnish of fresh fig, honey drizzle, and black salt.

AUBURN
6703 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90038
323.486.6703
auburnla.com/about

BONTEA

BonTea offers this delightfully accessorized cinnamon latte made from high quality, organic ingredients. Perfect for cozying up with a good book or your fave podcast.

BONTEA
7275 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.207.8700
bonteacafe.com/menu

DOMAINE LA

Take your autumn-inspired wine home with you. This NV Vergano Moscato Chinato “Luli” at Domaine LA is infused with cinnamon, ginger, vanilla, and other aromatics.

DOMAINE LA
6801 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90038
323.932.0280
domainela.com/about-us

MELROSE UMBRELLA CO.

Order up the Kiss Kiss Bang Bang at Melrose Umbrella Co. for a crisp fall treat: toki japanese whiskey, green apple and ginger sauvignon blanc with lime.

MELROSE UMBRELLA CO.
7456 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.951.0709
melroseumbrellacompany.com/contact

SEVERANCE

The East India Negroni at Severance has more than just a gorgeous presentation: dry sherry, east india sherry, antica piemontese vermouth, orange peel, cedar wood smoke.

SEVERANCE
7274 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.424.7294
severancela.com

SUNDAY MORNING

Sunday Morning has a rich, transportive chai that will make any morning start smoothly. The cinnamon stick as a flavor boost is a perfect additive.

SUNDAY MORNING
7201 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles
323.852.3109

TOASTED AND ROASTED

Toasted and Roasted is the place to go for thoughtfully curated caffeine. For an autumn-feeling cup, try the butterscotch-almond-dark chocolatey Finca Dos Amigos.

TOASTED AND ROASTED
7311 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.900.0568
toastedandroasted.com

VILLAGE IDIOT

The Left Hand cocktail is a nice tummy-warming booze dessert with bourbon, sweet vermouth, Campari, chocolate bitters, and a cherry.

VILLAGE IDIOT
7383 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.655.3331
villageidiotla.com

Deborah Brosseau

About Deborah Brosseau

Deborah Brosseau provides audience development services to arts & entertainment, lifestyle, and non-profit clients. She is a freelance writer, providing anything from local listicles to corporate profiles for various online publications. Having first experienced Melrose in the '80s, she enjoys writing about the old school creatives as well as the progressive new ones.