Friday, December 30, 2005

the absurd beauty of latte art

if you've spent time in an artisanal espresso/coffee bar, you've doubtless seen a barista pouring magnificent designs with steamed, foamed milk into their drink creations. this artistry is known as latte art--a really dumb, boring name that doesn't capture the elegance of this aspect of our craft. here's a short video highlighting one aspect of the artistry of this craft. [hat tip: the u.k.'s jim seven]

UPDATE: some readers have commented they are having difficulty pulling the link. if so, visit: and search for the latte art link.


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