Brought to you by the good baristas at The Tea Terrace in House of Fraser, the "selfieccino" is here to ruin both coffee and selfies forever. The London cafe is now serving cappuccinos with customers' faces printed on the milk foam, all for a steep $7.50 (£5.75).
The "Selfieccino," unfortunately, is exactly what it sounds like: an espresso drink that imprints a buyer's face di… https://t.co/lLRD7Yx3jC— Grub Street (@Grub Street)1513803691.0
Serving up face printed coffee!
Patrons can send their selfie photo via WhatsApp to the cafe's social media account. The baristas then upload the images to the "Cino" machine, which scans and prints the images. The froth implements a flavorless food coloring, and the whole process takes around 4 minutes.
At the 'selfieccino' cafe ... (https://t.co/PJXA1ABUbW) https://t.co/sCmBo6vBB9— Samuel M. Miller (@Samuel M. Miller)1513954179.0
The Tea Terrace sold over 400 "selfieccinos" in the first 3 days of the new offering. They hope to trademark the term to expand to other locations.
Here are some photos of the new cappuccino trend.
London cafe offers selfie coffees https://t.co/mm1kTQBtWp— BBC News (UK) (@BBC News (UK))1513440787.0
Siamo alla frutta. https://t.co/7MDogUQoiy— Nafta Lina (@Nafta Lina)1513962474.0
Your face... drinking your face.
London cafe unveils the 'selfieccino' - self portraits in froth https://t.co/iojTyztkiU https://t.co/vMoNyjnzcy— Reuters Top News (@Reuters Top News)1513784406.0
Now serving a work of art.
A selfie within a selfie -- the new caffeinated inception!
Testimonials praise the newest coffee craze.
Tried out the new coffee craze: SELFIECCINO! 🤳🏻☕️ It was so cool to see my face being printed on… https://t.co/R1IST7AgtR— Saffy Allayna (@Saffy Allayna)1513961539.0
While others of the Twitter-sphere are boggled beyond understanding.
Some of us have just one question on our minds.
@BBCNews https://t.co/34LgajLbEV— Helen-Jayne (@Helen-Jayne)1513441377.0
The perfect cup of coffee for the narcissist in all of us.
@BBCNews Narcissus only needed a pool.— Marion Kretz-Mangold (@Marion Kretz-Mangold)1513455134.0
@BBCNews For those who are so up their own arses that they would like to drink themselves.— MedEighty (@MedEighty)1513440946.0
Not the future we wanted, but the future we deserve.
@BBCNews 1980 - I bet we will have flying cars in the future… https://t.co/oecHY40XLb— Alicia Tonkin (@Alicia Tonkin)1513441600.0
@BBCNews FFS! Perfect for the self-obsessed selfie gen! Meanwhile, outside, homeless people freeze to death in the snow!— Daddydontuwalksofast (@Daddydontuwalksofast)1513441282.0
@AnouskaBell @BBCNews An increasingly self centred and self-obsessed one that is set for huge issues when the curre… https://t.co/VFpu4SMHeg— Daddydontuwalksofast (@Daddydontuwalksofast)1513442662.0
If this is where the world is headed, we want off this planet.
@BBCNews https://t.co/9udNGhJJWc— Angharad Jane (@Angharad Jane)1513442939.0
"Nothing says humanity is losing the evolutionary battle quite like drinking your own face..."
Or maybe we all need to just chill out, or warm up, with a bit of caffeinated fun.
@BBCNews Sheesh, there are some real sour bitter, twisted people who would complain about the BBC daring to share s… https://t.co/dVp9TxODL6— Anna Smith - 🇬🇭 (@Anna Smith - 🇬🇭)1513447189.0
I want to look at myself while I'm sipping by myself and thinking about myself (apologies to @JimGaffigan ) ... Lo… https://t.co/NMdfzMseij— Chris Barkley (@Chris Barkley)1513960989.0
But is it worth the price?
@BIUK my face isnt worth the £5.75 lol 😂— Daniel (@Daniel)1513960011.0
Turns out Japan has London beat on this one.
@Reuters A decade behind Japan..as always..— Nilesh Banerjee (@Nilesh Banerjee)1513786129.0
For those of you who want to drink your face in the comfort of their own homes...
There are machines that now exist that will help you take cappuccino art to a whole new level.
This has to be one of our favorite #selfieccino moments of the year. The star judges of @NBCTheVoice, @adamlevine,… https://t.co/IQnEAoUU5p— Ripples (@Ripples)1513959164.0
Watch this video to see how they make a selfieccino.
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