Barista Portraits: Meet Dom

In this new series, we ask London's best baristas about what makes them tick. This post, meet Dom, an aspiring actor who works across multiple shops in the heart of London's CBD.

This week we’re profiling Dom. You can catch him at Abuelo Coffee and Department of Coffee.

Q. How long have you been a barista for?

A. 3 years!

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. An iced decaf soy latte.

Q. Favourite origin and why?

A. Rwandan filters – they’re the best! Fruity, floral and complex. You can throw it in anything and it will come out well.

Q. If you weren’t a barista, what would you be doing?

A. Acting. Or maybe even having my own cafe/restaurant/bar on the side. But acting first.

Q. Latte or long black?

A. Long black.