According to a barista we spoke with, the structure that was just built will be loaded onto a truck this Friday and taken to a new location in Federal Way. Thanks Sam for the tip! KOMO News mentioned this on air about three weeks ago. All the traffic for coffee got in the way of customers getting gas.
Latest location of California bikini-barista coffee shop encounters criticism: 'Just disgusting'
S tudent Amelia Powell is starting her shift at a drive-through coffee stand on a rain-lashed parking lot in Everett, Washington. A black SUV pulls up. A middle-aged man wearing a baseball cap asks for a 12oz hot chocolate with whipped cream. Powell is a bikini barista, one of hundreds across the state hired to serve coffee at premium prices from roadside huts around 8ft square while wearing lingerie, thongs, nipple pasties or skimpy swimwear. She used to juggle college classes with two retail positions.
A bikini barista is a person who prepares and serves coffee drinks while dressed in scanty attire such as a bikini or lingerie. In the United States, this marketing trend sometimes referred to as sexpresso   or bareista   originated in the Seattle , Washington area in the early s. Similar phenomena have appeared in countries such as Chile and Japan since at least the s.