David Lynch Giveaway

In the past year David Lynch released his epic experimental film Inland Empire (shot entirely on mini-DV), wrote a book on transcendental meditation called Catching the Big Fish (and inaugurated an annual conference on the subject) and debuted his line of signature coffee. In honor of the iconoclast's many achievements we have a trio of prizes—his coffee, a copy of Catching the Big Fish and …

Espresso Accessories

Who got an espresso machine for Christmas? I did—an Ascaso Dream if you must know. It doesn't work on its own though, so I'm currently kitting it out with a few choice accessories to get the whole barista thing just right. Aprons not included. For CH's hands-on reviews of coffee makers, see Coffee Classics and Coffee Innovations. Dualit Espresso Cups Made from stainless steel and …

Coffee Classics

Last week, CH featured the latest in Coffee Innovations—from a coffee maker that displays weather forecasts to Nespresso's no-fuss, high-end Le Cube. This week we turn our attention to the classics, rounding up the best (and some of the more unknown) traditional ways to brew a cup of Joe. Leaving out cone filters and French Press (choices are more or less straightforward in those styles), …