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Espresso 101: Why Everyone Needs a Good Knock Box

espresso knock box

Knock boxes are like the middle child of the espresso world– we’d never give them second thought unless they went missing. Perhaps this is a little harsh to readers with older and younger siblings, but the take home is knock boxes serve an essential purpose but are generally overlooked. They’re well worth the investment if you’re not already using one. Read More...

The La Pavoni Europiccola: Lever on a Budget

la pavoni Europiccola espresso machine

Lever espresso machines are all the rage these days. Manual control, while perhaps intimidating to the novice, with practice leads to the holy grail of espresso. The design of lever espresso machines– combined with the right hand– results in a shot that is sweeter and smoother than anything an auto can put out. Yet this espresso ecstasy doesn’t come cheap. Many lever machines run into the thousands. Let’s take a look at the La Pavoni Europiccola, a sub-$1,000 lever espresso machine for the coffee snob on a budget. Read More...

The Beauty of Red Coffee Makers

Red is the color of energy and emotion, so isn’t it only natural that you brew with a red coffee maker? These bright red Ferrari machines add a centerpiece to your kitchen and let everyone know coffee is the boss of your household. Check out these beautiful red coffee makers for a change from the standard of white, black and stainless steel appliances of Suburbia. Read More...

The Best Espresso Machines Under $500

Best Espresso Machines Under $500

What is the best espresso machine under $500? Or does such a machine even exist at all? If you read our post on Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Cheap Espresso Machine, you know that we don’t define cheap as synonymous with affordable. We aren’t as much concerned with what you spend, but whether or not you are satisfied with your return on investment. Read More...

Lever Espresso Machines

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The Saeco Vienna Plus

Saeco Vienna Plus
If you plan on having a gourmet espresso without actually heading to a cafe, you’d better make sure your personal espresso machine was created by an Italian company. The Saeco Vienna Plus espresso machine is an automatic espresso machine that lets you brew a delicious espresso from the convenience of your own kitchen.


Francis Francis X1 Espresso Machine

Francis Francis X1 Espresso Machine

Enzo Ferrari. Georgio Armani. Battista “Pinin” Farina. Dolce & Gabbana. Read More...

10 Cool Coffee Maker Designs

While some of us want the best coffee maker for practicality, others want a cool coffee maker to tie the design of the room together. Here’s a list of some of the coolest coffee maker designs we’ve stumbled across. Read More...

The Amazing Speedster Espresso Machine

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Handpresso Auto: An Espresso Machine in your Car

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