Hario is a 91-year old heat resistant glass maker for coffee and tea. Their first siphon was released in 1957. Ever since, they’ve created a number of coffee brewers that I’ve learned to love and understand the many techniques to create a delicious cups of coffee.
Their newest release, Hario [...]
It’s already February, believe or not, and that usually means it’s Valentine’s Day but interestingly enough, Chinese New Year falls four days before it (February 10, 2013). If you are giving gifts to your Valentine or if you happen to celebrate both Valentine’s and give gifts to family for Chinese New Year, hopefully, this gift [...]
For the past few months, I have been drinking a number of coffees and teas and thought that you’d like to give it a try at home, if it is available.
Recently I received a box of Le Palais des Thés Thé Glacé XL Iced Tea Bags ($29). It’s a [...]
Brandon of Ritual Roasters met my family and I when we’re in San Francisco on one bright and early June morning. All in the name of great coffee.
I know a number of you might be screaming at your screens, essentially at me, “Why didn’t you visit [insert well known San Francisco coffee cafe and [...]
Probably by now, most of you my dear readers know I’m a discerning coffee addict. Even my tweets have an occasional random spurts talking about coffee. Anyway, I recently came across Le Creuset‘s newest product for coffee – the French press and it’s in a beautiful, vibrant Marseille blue.
Le Creuset is [...]
La Colombe Torrefaction, Chicago: Exterior, Interior, delicate flowers by the window, baked goods display
As probably most of you might know, I am a die-hard coffee nerd/addict. I do admit that I’m pretty spoiled by the coffee culture as I’m coming from New York City, I have access to a lot of [...]
Probably you might have known over the years, that I love coffee, up to the point that I am a coffee geek. I love and appreciate my cup of coffee. I even admit I’m one of those crazy people who is willing to do more than insert a coffee pod and press a button at [...]
Nespresso Pixie & Aeroccino3 Milk frother
A few weeks ago I received my shipment from Nespresso: the Pixie which was released this spring as well as the Aeroccino3 milk frother. The Pixie ($249) has the same power like its bigger siblings (e.g. CitiZ), utilizing 19 bars of pressure to produce an espresso [...]