Today is National Espresso Day. It’s a celebration to honor Italian inventor Angelo Moriondo, who in 1884 patented his instantaneous steam-driven coffee maker — aka the espresso machine. While Italy lays claim to the advent of espresso, the US can be thanked for the creation of latte art.
And because we love you a latte, we’re pouring up three of our greatest drips.
This round-up was created with help of reader recommendations and features 11 coffee shops — as picked by you.
We looked to the stars and coffee beans to discover which local brews best suit your astrological sign.
Popular Nashville coffee chain Barista Parlor is opening its first location outside of Tennessee in downtown Louisville — find out where above.
Bonus: If you’re looking for a boozy version to celebrate the caffeinated holiday, try a Frozen Kentucky Coffee from North of Bourbon — it’s even available during lunch.