Coffee Tech: Remaking the Vac Pot

Coffee Tech: Remaking the Vac Pot

Oh… shiny! Don’t let the modern lines fool you… it’s not a new brew technology but a new take on the classic vac pot, from designer Lina Fischer. I have wine bottle-stoppers that look the like brewing end of this thing… wonder if...
Eva Cafe Solo — She’s a Keeper

Eva Cafe Solo — She’s a Keeper

Not so very long ago I offered a quick (and cheeky) review of the Eva Cafe Solo. Here’s a snippet of that review (or you can read the whole thing): Consider the Eva Solo. Part chemistry set, part little black dress (in neoprene, no less) this Danish design is a...
Best of 2005: Coffee Grinders & Gear

Best of 2005: Coffee Grinders & Gear

Riddle me this: When it comes right down to it, your _________ can ultimately spell the difference between a good cup of coffee and a great one. Go ahead… think about it. I’ll wait. Ready? If you answered any one (or more) of these — grinder, water,...
Best of 2005: Coffee Brewers

Best of 2005: Coffee Brewers

So maybe that whole Cyber Monday thing was just a gimmick to get you online, but the bald facts remain: the holidays are upon us, the shopping season is short this year, and you’ve got coffee hounds on your list that have high hopes (and high expectations) for...
Bodum eSantos: A Lovely Mess

Bodum eSantos: A Lovely Mess

A recent conversation in the kitchen of chez Cadmus… “It’s cool!”“It’s a mess.”“It’s caffeinated performance art!”“You’re cleaning it.”“It’s good coffee,...