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D.C. vs. Philly: A Barista Battle Royale!

Who pours the most artistically frothed latte? The talented baristas here in our nation's capital? Or their counterparts in the capital of Cheese Whiz? We're about to found out.

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:

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