D.C. vs. Philly: A Barista Battle Royale!
On Oct. 20, java jockeys from D.C. and Philly will face-off in a live-streamed latte art competition. The local component of the contest begins at 8 p.m. at Bloomingdale's Big Bear Cafe. Get the full details here.
Amid the build-up to the big barista battle royale, Peregrine Espresso's Judith Mandel passed along this trash-talking video in which your local coffee scenesters try to incite their rivals from the so-called City of Brotherly Love: