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Coffee & Cuties: Meet 8 Of S.F.'s Coolest Baristas!

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    [UPDATE: This story was published on June 20.]

    It’s totally normal to have a caffeine-induced crush on your local barista. C'mon, we see you getting yet another cup, shaking from the three you’ve already had. The jig is up. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. Perhaps it’s the sexy scent of coffee or the buzz-fueled conversations you have over important topics like how much room to leave for milk.

    But here's what we know: When the cuties bringing us the beans are as stylish and interesting as they are here in S.F., cafe crushes definitely happen. That's why we're bringing you eight of the city's coolest baristas, and getting up close and personal. We're breaking the ice on their brews of choice, coffee-themed deal breakers, and where you can find them on their days off. Grab a latte, and let the stalking begin.

    Photographed by Molly DeCoudreaux

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