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Lattes Are Works Of Art At Barista Throwdown

The art of making a lattes topped with creamy, floating designs is on the minds of competitors taking part in a “Barista Throwdown” at a Wichita coffee shop. KMUW’s Carla Eckels takes us to Reverie Coffee Roasters during a previous contest to look at what’s brewing inside.


The next competition will be held Saturday at Reverie.   

See some scenes from the last throwdown:


Carla Eckels is assistant news director and the host of Soulsations. Follow her on Twitter @Eckels.

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Carla Eckels is Director of Organizational Culture at KMUW. She produces and hosts the R&B and gospel show Soulsations and brings stories of race and culture to The Range with the monthly segment In the Mix. Carla was inducted into The Kansas African American Museum's Trailblazers Hall of Fame in 2020 for her work in broadcast/journalism.