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 …

Three New Healthy Drinks

Vitamin-infused and immunity-boosting beverages that keep it healthy on-the-go

Whether for working out, post-hedonist recovery or just healthy hydration, vitamin-infused beverages make a tasty way to boost immune systems all around. Highlighted below are three that recently caught our eye for their distinctive blend of flavors and overall innovation. Activate Recognizing that vitamins and other healthy components aren’t nearly as effective after sitting in water (some lose over half their potency in 30 days), …

Best of CH 2009: Top Five Japanese Moments

by Julie Wolfson A longstanding source of inspiration, our coverage of Japan this year benefited from a couple visits to the land of the rising sun. From hidden artisinal watering holes to a shining new Nike outpost, we've listed a few highlights here. Bar RageAt the discrete gem Bar Rage mixologists create drinks with the freshest ingredients, high-end spirits, and intense commitment to making deliciously …