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Espresso Machine Buying Guide

Espresso Machine Buying Guide

Apr 13th 2021 Written by Steve Morrow
Armed with a notebook of lines and measurements, a fuzzy approximation of your kitchen and counter space, you have come here in search of the perfect machine, thinking it will emerge from the masses with obvious aplomb a …
Winter Coffee Cocktails

Winter Coffee Cocktails

Feb 19th 2021 Written by Ragan LaTour
As the temperatures drop and snow blankets the ground, we yearn for something to bring us warmth and comfort. In the morning, that often comes from the first piping-hot sip of coffee that rolls down the throat. In the evening, a cockt …
Choosing Espresso Equipment

Choosing Espresso Equipment

Nov 16th 2020 Written by Steve Morrow
Welcome to the next phase of your espresso journey. You have tasted sweet, balanced espresso at a café. You have looked at the demitasse, then at the barista, and you have said (to yourself, surely), "Hmm, I can do this." You are not wrong (unlike …
Espresso 101: What is it?

Espresso 101: What is it?

Oct 29th 2020 Written by Chris Elliott
Many know espresso as a cranial kickstart. For some, it’s a daily delicacy, the elixir of life itself. To others, though, it’s a mystery. If you spell espresso with an “x,” you can’t tell a frapp from a capp, or when I say “demi,” you think “Moore, …
Video Overview | Flair Pro 2 Manual Espresso Maker

Video Overview | Flair Pro 2 Manual Espresso Maker

May 14th 2020 Written by meredithlangley
Flair's manual espresso makers are smartly designed to be super functional as well as travel-friendly. The Signature Pro 2 offers true 9-bar espresso, lots of high quality metal parts, and it can even fit an Acaia Lunar scale! Watch our full overview …
The Cafe Equipment Buying Guide: Espresso Machines

The Cafe Equipment Buying Guide: Espresso Machines

Mar 11th 2020 Written by mike.greene
A guide to choosing the right espresso machine for your cafe, restaurant, or any other business offering espresso service. The espresso machine is the linchpin for most modern cafes, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that choosing one for a retail space …
The Complete Guide to Pouring Latte Art

The Complete Guide to Pouring Latte Art

Jan 30th 2020 Written by mike.greene
A complete guide from beginner to more advanced designs, highlighting what you need and what you need to know to pour latte art. Even if the only requirements for a tasty milk beverage are delicious espresso and luxurious milk, so often the piece de …
Espresso Machine Maintenance

Espresso Machine Maintenance

Jan 8th 2020 Written by mike.greene
You and your machine make great espresso; let's keep it that way. Taking care of your espresso equipment will ensure that it lives a long life and always does what it should. Here's your chore list. You’re a shot pulling phenom, a milk steaming sens …