A cafe London has started a personalized way making coffee. It is a new form barista art called the "selfieccino". A barista is someone who makes the coffee, lattes and frappuccinos coffee shops. They used to draw chocolate hearts, flowers and swirls the white froth the coffee. However, they have now taken that to a new level. They can now put a picture a customer's face in the white frothy coffee topping. This means coffee lovers can sip a cup of coffee their own self-portrait in it. The cafe is called the Tea Terrace. It is located in one of London's top shopping areas, Oxford Street. The cafe sold over 400 of the personalized drinks days of starting the service earlier this week.
Baristas make use technology to put the portraits of people top of the coffee. Customers send a picture of their face an online messaging app. The barista then uses a machine called a "Cino" to change the picture an image on the white froth using different food colourings. The whole process takes four minutes and costs $7.50 for the selfie the coffee. The owner the cafe, Ehab Salem Shouly, explained why he started the selfieccino service. He said: "It's not enough any more to just deliver great food and great service. It's got to be Instagram worthy." People want to take photos everything they do and post their images social media.