Where to Watch The Baristas in Action

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

The Millrock Free Pour Latte Art Championship will be held this weekend at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Hall E (801 Mount Vernon Pl. NW).

Preliminary rounds of the competition are Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon; the final is Saturday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. (The event is in conjunction with Coffee Fest, a coffee retailer trade show.) For more information, call 425-283-5058.

The Washington area is represented in the competition by baristas from Caffe Pronto Coffee Roastery in Annapolis (90 Russell St., Suite 500, 410-626-0011; and 2329 Forest Dr., Suite G, 410-266-5776; http://www.caffepronto.com) and Murky Coffee (3211 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, 703-312-7001; and 660 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, 202-546-5228; http://www.murkycoffee.com).

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