The Macchiato Question

We do our Macchiatos the traditional Italian way - equal parts espresso and milk. A Macchiato is a short drink meant for those who enjoy the creaminess of milk, but want the taste of espresso to stand out as much as possible.  Fast food coffee brands have taken the name, Macchiato, and slapped it onto 16oz lattes with caramel syrup. Nothin' wrong with a good caramel latte, let's just get 'em both straight!