Tonight marks the fourth game in the second season of the Bay Area Coffee Community Latte Art Competition. It’s going down at Oakland’s Timeless Coffee (4252 Piedmont Ave). Sign up starts at 6PM and the first pour is at 7PM.
One of Timeless’ most unusual qualities is the thing it advertises the least: the place is straight-up vegan, which makes the feat of succeeding wildly as a coffee shop even more impressive. That’s right, not an ounce of cow’s milk in the place, and all the pastries are dairy-free. The baking program is headed up by Voilet Slocum, formerly of Café Gratitude and Bittersweet. Occasionally, you’ll find things like Flaco’s vegan tamales on offer for lunch. Keeping the vegan angle quiet has a purpose, thoughtfully bypassing the stigma around vegan pastries. The crew would rather turn the public on, and let them find out later that their muffins were cruelty-free. Butter or no butter, Timeless has seduced the whole East Bay with nothing but a few truffles and a cappuccino.
Come get your hands on the goodness this Thursday at Game 4. Sign ups 6, pours at 7, hooliganism all night long.
Here’s some of the things you can win:
Second Place Prize: Compak Grinder, Barista Nation VIP Travel Pack, Espresso Parts Trophy & More
Third Place Prize: Baratza Grinder, Coffee Fest New York Airfare, Espresso Parts Trophy & More
Here are some scenes from previous games:
Season two ends with a grand finale – BACC vs LATNT Showdown on December 5th at Four Barrel Coffee in San Francisco!
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