Starbucks Flat White coffee Two ristretto shots topped with a thin layer of ldquomicrofoamrdquo made by aerating the milk for 3 to 5 seconds mdash less time than for cappuccinos or lattes mdash and a latte art dot

Starbucks Flat White coffee: Two ristretto shots topped with a thin layer of “microfoam,” made by aerating the milk for 3 to 5 seconds — less time than for cappuccinos or lattes — and a latte art dot.

Specialty coffee on the rise at restaurants

Chains introduce improved brews, flavored coffees

For many Americans, coffee is no longer merely a caffeine delivery system.

The majority of coffee consumed in the United States, both in terms of dollars spent and volume, is now “specialty coffee,” according to the Specialty Coffee Association of America. Restaurants are responding with new varieties of the country’s favorite hot drink.

The SCAA defines specialty coffee loosely. It has to be made from coffee beans from an “accurately defined ar

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