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Ladybug Bikini Espresso Featured In Book, "Coffee Spot Safari" Contest

The University Place shop is featured in Tacoma artist Marsha Glazière’s book, "Eclectic Coffee Spots in Puget Sound." The contest, which runs from Dec. 15 to Jan. 31, asks readers to collect receipts from as many of the book's spots as p

Ladybug Bikini Espresso of University Place is one of 120 coffee shops featured in a new book from Tacoma artist Marsha Glazière.

Her book, "Eclectic Coffee Spots in Puget Sound," features paintings, photos and prose of 120 coffee spots with character in the Puget Sound. Here's an excerpt from the book:

Ladybug Espresso sits on its own island, literally between Tacoma and University Place. The building is surrounded by manicured shrubs and looks more like a house than a drive-thru coffee spot. At least it did when
it was Penelope’s Espresso, not too long ago, when it blended easily into the residential neighborhood. The once gray building is now eclectically painted a bright red, accented with ladybug spots of black—hard to miss, as are the
bikini-clad baristas!

As part of the book's release, the book's publisher is holding a contest - Marsha's Coffee Spot Safari - that encourages readers to visit the featured shops. Full rules and details can be found by clicking here.

Here's the full press release:

Adventure to the most coffee purveyors showcased in Eclectic Coffee Spots in Puget Sound to discover new places and win Tacoma artist Marsha Glazière’s coffee related art, calendars and her new book featuring her paintings, photos and prose of 120 coffee spots with character in and around Puget Sound.

Marsha’s Coffee Spot Safari is a great way to unwind in a cozy corner during the holidays, meet up with friends and family around the region over a cup of coffee, find gifts, AND shop local.

The Coffee Spot Safari runs December 15, 2012 to January 31, 2013. Collect the most cash register receipts to win. Double credit for each receipt from any non-profit retailers listed in Eclectic Coffee Spots in Puget Sound. Quintuple credit for purchase of an e-book. Full details, rules and list of prizes at: www.marshaglaziere.com/eclectic-coffee-spot-safari.

Vanessa Zumwalt December 03, 2012 at 07:18 PM
I cannot think of one good reason why I would want to buy a coffee, latte or any other beverage from a bikini clad barista. Nope, not gonna happen....not now, not ever.

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