A barista at a coffee shop prepares a tumeric latte

At Muddy Paws Cafe, Johnny Dawson prepares an unique tumeric latte known as the Golden Retriever.


In L.A., you could throw a tennis ball and hit a decent turmeric latte, but the Golden Retriever at Muddy Paw Coffee in Eagle Rock and Silver Lake is truly special. Co-founder Darren La Borie partnered with Peter Bahlawanian of Spice Station Silverlake to concoct just the right spice blend.

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