Gallery: Latte Art We Love

Caffeinated caricature
Caffeinated caricature

What if your latte was staring back at you? What if you were staring back at you…in your latte? Either way, what a beautiful, detailed portrait this is.

[Photograph:
dryhead on Flickr
]

Beary cute
Beary cute

Are we suckers for a cute cappuccino? You bet! (Who wouldn't be?)

Who's drinking whom? [Photograph: Flickr user nagaremono]

Swan song
Swan song

As impressed as we are by the etched details on the bear in the previous photo, we also love a free-poured design, like this hard-to-do swan.

[Photograph:
Eric Parker on Flickr
]

Feathery and light
Feathery and light

Incredible detail on those superdelicate leaves; this is one of the finest rosettas in recent memory. Ninja skills are needed to make that many needle-thin petals!

[Photograph:
Weslie Leung on Flickr
]

"Nicely" poured

Barista Christopher "Nicely" Alemada is such a milk master it's earned him his nickname—as in, "Nicely Poured Latte Art." Here's one of his specialties: The crisp, perfect tulip.

[Photograph:
Christoper "Nicely" Alemada, nicely85 on Instagram
]