Slideshow: 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]

"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]