A Look Inside Living Room, A New Coffeehouse in Maplewood

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Espresso service at Living Room. | Photos by Mabel Suen
  • Espresso service at Living Room. | Photos by Mabel Suen

As reported by Gut Check, Living Room (2808 Sutton Boulevard, 314-306-7626) opened in Maplewood on December 16, offering specialty coffee roasts, from-scratch baked goods and more. Located next door to fellow newcomer Bolyard's Meat & Provisions (2810 Sutton Boulevard, Maplewood; 314-647-2567), the cozy space provides the perfect backdrop in the neighborhood to enjoy first-origin coffee, tea and light snacks.

See also: The Living Room Opens December 16 in Maplewood

Jordan Howe, Chris Phillips and Nate Larson of Living Room.
  • Jordan Howe, Chris Phillips and Nate Larson of Living Room.

Self-proclaimed "director of coffee" Chris Phillips and manager Jordan Howe encourage visitors to make selections based on the blends themselves, presented in cups for up-close evaluation. Coffee selections include espresso, lattes, cappuccinos, pour-overs, siphon pot, kyoto cold drip, and cold-press varieties, among others.

Cinnamon roll, peanut-butter chocolate-chip cookie, blueberry quick bread baked in house.
  • Cinnamon roll, peanut-butter chocolate-chip cookie, blueberry quick bread baked in house.

Baker Nate Larson whips up a variety of from-scratch treats daily including a rotating selection of cinnamon rolls, quick breads and cookies. On the savory side, try a breakfast sandwich, a simple bread and spread, or a "Bento Box" featuring Bolyard's meat. Living Room's current hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, visit the Living Room Facebook page.

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Living Room's cappuccino.
  • Living Room's cappuccino.
English-style scone served with jam.
  • English-style scone served with jam.

Chris Phillips and Jordan Howe behind the counter.
  • Chris Phillips and Jordan Howe behind the counter.

Drip coffee.
  • Drip coffee.
Assorted blends to choose from.
  • Assorted blends to choose from.
The dining area.
  • The dining area.
On the shelves.
  • On the shelves.
ReTrailer teas also available.
  • ReTrailer teas also available.
More decor.
  • More decor.
Another one of the shop's many brewing methods.
  • Another one of the shop's many brewing methods.
Frequent visitor cards.
  • Frequent visitor cards.
Now open in Maplewood.
  • Now open in Maplewood.

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