[Ed. – Their grievance is not that the outfits objectify women? California is slipping.]
At a meeting on Tuesday, city council members in American Canyon voted unanimously to revoke a license granted to Bottoms Up Espresso, after critics argued that the “bikini barista” coffee shop was operating more like an adult business than a café.
The coffee shop, which has multiple locations in the Bay Area, originally secured its American Canyon location in December, SF Gate reported.
City officials claim they received complaints about the servers’ outfits following the store’s opening, prompting a community director to speak with the owner.
“I met with one of the owners on Jan. 4, 2019 who informed me that he intends to require the employees at the American Canyon store to wear costumes that are as revealing as the costumes worn on staff at other Bottoms Up Espresso stores,” community director Brent Cooper had previously said, according to the Vallejo Times-Herald. …