Chicago, meet your world champion barista

July 8, 2010

Just back from London, Michael Phillips sips a cup of exquisitely-prepared coffee at the Intelligentsia store near Millennium Park, savoring his victory. ‚ Phillips was crowned World Barista Champion two weeks ago,‚ beating out more than 50 top baristas from around the globe. ‚ We talked about what it takes to be a world-class barista. World Barista Champion