Nespresso recently released a new machine and espresso pod line, VertuoLine ($299). It is a sturdy coffee and espresso maker with a delightfully intuitive layout. Unlike its bland single cup counterparts, Nespresso spiced up its design with some retro style elements. Nespresso is known for making espresso-centric machines. The Vertuo is Nespresso’s very first single cup espresso and coffee maker. It pummps out regular serving of espresso or an eight-ounce cup of coffee. Nespresso pods have are redesigned for the new machine. They currently look more like tiny space ships with barcodes on the printed on the edges than shiny..
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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 extraction. The Pixie still uses the same Nespresso coffee pods. It still has the same sexy, chic, and streamlined design that Nespresso is known for but in a smaller, lighter (in weight) form. (more…)
Last Tuesday, Nespresso invited me to their SoHo flagship boutique store preview opening. While they did throw a lavish soirée attendees like myself and several other print and web publications with Champagne, hors d’oeuvres, and a three-course meal, this isn’t the focus of the evening. We’re talking about the store, the brand, and their espresso/espresso machine. Interior: Cafe, Cushy chairs, Capsule mosaic This two-story flagship is technically the second freestanding location in Manhattan. The first one is located on the Upper East Side on the posh Madison Avenue. The idea to make this location their flagship because it’s larger and..