A brand new espresso store from an acclaimed title within the Dallas espresso world has opened in Dallas’ Design District: Referred to as Triumphs Espresso & Whiskey, it is at 141 Manufacturing St. #110, and it is from Mike Mettendorf, whose prior java ventures embrace State Road Espresso in Uptown Dallas, La Reunion in Bishop Arts, and Parterre, which he opened in downtown in November 2021.
Triumphs comes with a twist: It is a mixture espresso store and whiskey bar, open early for espresso service, then functioning as a whiskey bar at night time. The espresso store opened quietly in December, and the whiskey bar is slated to open in February.
Their espresso is sourced from native roaster Noble Coyote Roasters, as is the case for his different retailers, and so they even have a visitor program the place they showcase a neighborhood roaster.
Most of their espresso is single origin, and their syrups are made in-house from scratch. There is no such thing as a additional cost for alternative of syrup; present favorites are “pumpkin bullshit,” “gingerbread latte,” and “bourbon pecan.”
They serve meals from native artisanal distributors together with pastries from La Casita Bakeshop and bagels from Starship Bagel. Within the coming weeks, they will add breakfast sandwiches and salads ready on-site.
As soon as the whiskey bar is open, they will introduce a night menu to pair with whiskeys, scotch, and bourbons, which they hope will function a vacation spot for spirits lovers who wish to strive new issues. It’s going to additionally incorporate a cigar bar.
The inside contains cozy leather-based couches.Triumphs Espresso
Mettendorf has a knack for settling in rising neighborhoods, and the Design District isn’t any exception. Triumphs is in a lately re-built advanced that features the headquarters of Alto and is slowly filling up with different company places of work.
It is an previous area and so they’ve highlighted unique options akin to a loading dock, unique metal work, and ceiling with a skylight. The area feels industrial however heat, with cozy leather-based couches and an inviting brown banquette that runs alongside the wall.
In addition they have a 1966 Benelli bike displayed between the seating space and the whiskey bar, acquired from its first and solely proprietor. They plan to work on the bike on the store, including to the 1950’s rock-n-roll sort of really feel of the entire area.
“We create every store to be reflective and reverent to the neighborhood,” Mettendorf says. “That is the rationale why all of them function independently and underneath totally different manufacturers.”
“I spend all my days operating across the 4 retailers, and it’s an exquisite life as a result of it’s all of the locations the place I wish to be at,” he says.