Mypressi Twist Espresso Maker

A nitrous-powered hand-held way to make espresso

With no cord or power button, the new Twist espresso maker relies simply on the power of standard recyclable N2O cartridges to deliver each flavorful shot. The portable espresso maker, inspired by the founder’s coffee cravings while on his honeymoon, uses either grounds or convenient ESE pods and weighs just over two pounds—an ideal travel companion for java-heads. Easy to use and clean, the hand-held …

Nespresso CitiZ: Hands-On Review

by Julie Wolfson For serious coffee fans without a lot of space, The CitiZ come in fire engine red, steel gray and '60s white, with the milk option available in red and limo black. They're available exclusively at Sur La Table this month, starting at $280 for the basic model and $350 for the CitiZ & Milk. Starting 1 September 2009, the new machines will …

Breville Variable-Temperature Kettle

An improvement on how coffee and tea are brewed, the Breville Variable-Temperature Kettle eliminates any guesswork when it comes to water temperature offering a more consistent and exact cup of joe. Coffee and tea addicts know that water temperature is one of the most important variables in brewing a good cup. Whether it's green tea or french press coffee Breville has preset temperature settings for …