Espresso Yourself at Glazer's Coffee

If Carly Simon had frequented Glazer’s Coffee on South King Street, she might have sung about flowers in her coffee instead of clouds.


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Photo: Linny Morris

If Carly Simon had frequented Glazer’s Coffee on South King Street, she might have sung about flowers in her coffee instead of clouds. Here, a latte isn’t just a drink, but a canvas for barista Xiao Yi Su’s latte art: bears, kittens, rabbits, pigs, hearts, rosettas, a fern-like design. He draws patterns by maneuvering the steamed milk pitcher as he pours; eyes, nose and flower details are drawn with a thermometer tip dipped in the espresso.

 

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