Tag: Breville

Gaggia Classic Pro - First Impressions Review and Test

First Look: Is the Gaggia Classic Pro espresso machine still worth it in 2023?

Yes, the hyperbole is true, at least in terms of brand awareness. The Gaggia Classic Pro reigns as the gold standard of entry level at-home espresso machines. There's simply no escaping this iconic Italian. If you're Googling for best espresso machines and diving deep into Reddit for recommendations for...
Seattle Coffee Gear Store at Stanford Shopping Center exterior view

The Seattle Coffee Gear experience at Stanford Shopping Center

Did you know Seattle Coffee Gear has a showroom... in the San Francisco Bay Area? Located at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, the store is a candy store of curiosities for fans of espresso machines and coffee. That's at least what I discovered this weekend on a visit....
Trends: Nespresso catches Keurig according to Google Trends (Google Search)

Trendspotting: Nespresso has caught up to Keurig (at least in Google Searches)

Two pod-based heavyweights battle it out for eyeballs.
Pasquini Livia 90 with Rancilio Rocky grinder-52

Trendspotting: Coffee machine market expected to grow 5.1% CAGR over next 10 years

Drip coffee still dominates, but inroads being made by pod-based and bean-to-cup systems.