There's a vegan latte art competition happening in South Tampa on Friday

And by South Tampa we mean South of Gandy.

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WeVegan Cafe in Tampa, Florida.
There are at least a thousand reasons to go vegan, but making cool designs on your latte isn’t one of them.

Plant-based milks just don’t froth the way cow discharge does, but that’s not stopping WeVegan Cafe—which has been holding it down South of Gandy since it opened this summer—from hosting a latte art competition on Friday night.

“Alternative milks are typically pretty tricky to texture and pour with,” Luis Espel, a beloved figure in the local coffee world told Creative Loafing Tampa Bay, adding that oat milk seems to perform best. “Some [oat milks] almost steam as well as whole milk.”

It’s a good thing Oatly is the presenting sponsor for this latte art throwdown that’ll also have plenty of plant-based food and adult beverages on tap. First ‘spro pours out at 6:30 p.m.
Location Details

WeVegan Cafe

4326 S Manhattan Ave., Tampa Tampa

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Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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