Espresso store in San Francisco’s Chinatown raises latte artwork to new stage

SAN FRANCISCO — From a teddy bear and a flowering tulip to a rabbit and colourful peacock, clients get greater than only a cup of espresso at Residence Espresso Roasters in San Francisco. They get a chunk of artwork.

Latte art at Home Coffee Roasters in San Francisco's Chinatown
Latte artwork at Residence Espresso Roasters in San Francisco’s Chinatown.


Like many espresso retailers within the Bay Space, Residence Espresso SF has turn out to be recognized for his or her baristas who use a canvas of espresso and palette of froth to make their designs.

“It takes a number of months to get a cling of the artwork,” stated co-owner Karl Stuebe. “However after awhile, it turns into second nature.”

The designs have turn out to be fairly common, with many shoppers posting images and video on social media.

“I really like their espresso. And the artwork is just like the icing on prime,” stated San Francisco artist Tally Sue, who frequents the Chinatown location.

Through the pandemic, when enterprise was sluggish, these social media posts saved enterprise brewing. The notoriety helped the store climate the powerful instances.

“We had no concept that individuals have been posting,” stated Stuebe. “Suddenly persons are coming in and saying, ‘We noticed you on Instagram and Tik Tok and we wished to examine you out.'”