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Deals Tue Aug 30 2011

So You Want To Be a Barista...

cup.jpgBloomspot can help! Over the next few days, the site is offering $40 for either a Coffee 101 Class (which includes history, selection, and brewing perfection) or a Barista Basics class (which includes pulling espresso and steaming milk), both an $80 value, at Ipsento Coffee House and Roaster in Bucktown. So if you've ever felt the urge to try on a barista hat for a day, but aren't quite ready to ditch your day job to do it, here's your chance to try it on for size.

Ipsento Coffee House is located at 2035 N Western Ave Chicago, IL 60647. 773-904-8177.

LHollander / September 2, 2011 1:12 AM

This place Rocks! the lessons are informative and FOR get the informatinon delivered in a genuine & knowledgeable way. Worth your time if you care at all about coffee.

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