The flow of steaming caffeinated beverages is at the heart of coffee culture, but that’s just the beginning. At independent cafes throughout Oregon, stylish, quirky baristas impart flair with each frothy creation. By accident or design, cafés usher in a vibe that melds with the concoctions, enhancing the buzz. We enlisted the talent of Portland photographer Gia Goodrich to tell this story with pictures.
*A winner has been selected for this category* Congratulations to Ashley J. in Bend!