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Coffee Porn: That Barista Thing in Vancouver

That Barista Thing: Vancouver Latte Competition

If you’re like me, then your idea of a successful latte is one in which the milk isn’t burnt. For Vancouver’s intrepid baristas, though, “good enough” just isn’t good enough. The 2010 barista competition gave Vancouver’s coffee rock stars a chance to shine.

That Barista Thing

Yours truly managed to pass himself off as a member of the photo crew for just long enough to bring you some coffee-porn photos. I also availed myself of some free coffee, courtesy of Blenz, who organized the comp, and ran into an old friend, Victoria Revay, who was doing the PR thing.

I missed out on the etching competition, in which the steamed-milk gladiators each had 10 minutes to craft a single latte of superior design and precision. Noam Dehan won that one. Coffee Junkies should also keep an eye on the Krups Cup of Excellence.

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About Jordan

Jordan Matthew Yerman started writing during his third year of high school, where his teacher discouraged his use of the eff-word as "crude, unnecessary and uncouth". While attending UC San Diego for his degree in Political Science, Jordan picked up acting; he would later attend the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, living in the UK for four years before relocating to New York City. To get by, he has worked as a proofreader, model, technical consultant, HR trainer, sign-placer, sales director, crate stacker, bartender, photographer, real estate broker, and as an exhibit at the Bronx Museum. As an actor, Jordan has performed in the USA, England, Scotland, Germany, Belgium, and Netherlands, from stage to indie screen to voiceover, including London's West End. Jordan has been around the world 2 3/4 times. He currently lives in Vancouver and works in New Media; capital N, capital M. You can reach him via jordan at international jet trash dot com.