lat·​te | \ ˈlä-(ˌ)tā How to pronounce latte (audio) \

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Something like a latte or mocha can have between 63 and 126 milligrams. Korin Miller, SELF, "Is Coffee Actually Dehydrating?," 6 Mar. 2019 Impressive communal areas, with plenty of space to hang out, work on a laptop, grab a latte, or just slouch on a sofa, are increasingly important for this reason—and also the Generator's bottom line, CEO Alastair Thomann explains. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, "How Hostels Became Poshtels: The Remaking of a Backpacker's Hangout," 12 Sep. 2018 Steamed milk may be added to create a latte or cappuccino, but the milk foam has a very different origin. Helen Czerski, WSJ, "The Magic Microbubbles of the Barista," 6 Sep. 2018 The companies are offering mochas and lattes for $2 until July 20 to celebrate and promote the return of Caribou Coffee., "Caribou Coffee returns to Baltimore in Einstein Bros. Bagels shops," 26 June 2018 Far predating the current frenzy of pour overs, single origin varietals, and latte art, there was instant. Leah Bhabha, Vogue, "Instant Coffee Is Making a Comeback," 11 May 2018 Soft-serve alternatives include bingsu, tiramisu, and lattes. Josh Lurie, Los Angeles Magazine, "Where to Find L.A.’s Best Food Halls (and What to Eat When You Get There)," 20 Apr. 2018 Best park job: KEXP and Field Report Throughout the hectic weekend, KEXP’s Gathering Space was a cozy retreat where mostly local talent gave intimate performances for laid-back latte sippers parked on leather couches. Michael Rietmulder, The Seattle Times, "The best and worst of Bumbershoot 2018," 3 Sep. 2018 Oh, and a kitchen play set isn't complete without some adorable faux food to go with it (like this felt pumpkin spice latte!). Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "You've Got To See These Chic Play Kitchens Jessica Alba's Obsessed With," 2 Oct. 2018

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1989, in the meaning defined above

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