Fruit of Life brings small batch Colombian coffee to historic chocolate factory space

Since opening last month in the former Pangburn’s chocolate factory space, (now reborn as the 12,000-square-foot LaunchBox Creative Community Center & Entrepreneurial Incubator), Fruit of Life has become a hub for coffee aficionados hunkered down at laptops and sipping quality espresso. The selection of fresh pastries and sweets is small but good; cardamom buns and banana bread are standouts, made from scratch by co-owner Victor Camara’s niece. Get there early: indoor tables fill up quickly, especially on weekday mornings. The Colombia beans are exceptional, but that’s to be expected, since they’re grown and roasted at co-owner Yeimy Guzman’s family’s coffee farm in Cali, Colombia.

2726 Lipscomb St,.Fort Worth