Nespresso + Breville Creatista Plus

Two coffee appliance icons unite for a beautiful, easy-to-use automatic espresso machine

Simply put, the new Creatista Plus is what happens when two of the most respected names in coffee-making appliances unite. With Nespresso‘s simple, recyclable pod process and Breville‘s sleek, stainless steel design, it’s as easy to use as it is beautiful. And, after extensive testing, we can attest to the flavorful coffee produced in a very short amount of time. This is a single-serve espresso …

CH Gift Guide: Coffee Culture

Beans, machines, mugs and more in our caffeinated picks from our 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

We’re coffee fanatics all year-round, but as winter approaches and the waning daylight makes it harder and harder to get out of bed, what could be better than giving the gift of the perfect pick-me-up? Suitable for bean enthusiasts and casual sippers alike—there’s a good chance you’ve got at least one on your list—here are our eight coffee-inspired picks from our 2012 Gift Guide. Plus, …

Pixie

Nespresso introduces a machine small enough for desks and colorful "capsule" cups

For no-fuss espresso, Nespresso‘s straightforward operation and effortless cleanup make their machines the maker of choice for many homes and offices. The Swiss company recently made it even easier to get a fresh brew in just seconds with its Pixie machine, a compact version of the CitiZ that comes in six colors. Its tiny footprint (just over a foot long) means its small enough to …