Some businesses like Starbucks have created "Barista" badges in cooperation with FourSquare, which customers can earn by showing up at the coffee shop.
She works as a barista at a local coffee shop some afternoons and in a clothing consignment shop on weekends.
The Home Barista also offers fairly comprehensive reviews, particularly for those who love espresso.
Starbucks also includes a "Barista Badge" which can be earned by checking in to five of their coffee shops.
"On the house," a barista said, placing a drink before her.