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Click for Article Can These Filters Change the World of Espresso?
Posted April 29, 2011, 3:00am, Rated: 8.0
A strong development in one of the key elements in what helps to brew espresso -- the filter -- finally gets some major overhauling. Find out more in this exclusive look at VST's new espresso filters. Read more...
Click for Article Less Throw Downs, More Spro Downs Please!
Posted September 20, 2010, 3:00am, Rated: 8.4
The barista communities in many parts of the world love the latte art throwdown; but maybe it's time to up the game a bit and start loving the Spro Down a bit more, for the benefit of quality and the pursuit of espresso happiness (and winner take all prizes!) Read more...
Click for Article State of Espresso 2010
Posted August 16, 2010, 3:00am, Rated: 8.8
More observations on the State of Espresso in 2010, including pressure and temperature profiling, more on single origins, consumers vs pros, and trends in espresso. Read more...
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Click for Article Induction Heating in Coffee - the La Fenice Kickstarter Project
Posted May 9, 2014, 3:00am, Rated: 9.3
A new project has popped up on Kickstarter that's causing a lot of buzz in the consumer coffee world - the La Fenice Induction Heat Coffee / Espresso Brewer. Read more...
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Mark Prince is an active member in the online coffee and espresso world. He created and continues to maintain the CoffeeKid website (sister site to CoffeeGeek), and has been interviewed by newspapers, magazines and radio stations for his knowledge and passion about coffee, espresso and home roasting. Mark has had a long running passion for espresso and coffee that stretches back to the two years he spent in Europe, some 12 years ago.

Mark lives in Vancouver, BC, Canada, and is the Creative Director of WebMotif Net Services Inc., a web development services company specializing in intelligent design, content delivery solutions, and mobile content presentations. They are located at www.webmotif.com

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Espresso 2010
08.14.2010
Nuova Simonelli Aurelia Part 2
04.20.2009
Nuova Simonelli Aurelia Part 1
04.17.2009
N. America vs. Italy - Results
10.08.2007
Evaluating Espresso
09.29.2007
Peets, Baskets, and Blends
09.01.2007
Kickstarting Rants and Raves
08.21.2007
Controversies at the WBC
07.31.2006
What the heck is wrong
02.06.2005
Espresso Glossary
07.20.2004
The Canadian Coffee Scene
06.04.2004
illy cups revisited
12.12.2003
Welcome to CoffeeGeek V2
11.03.2003
The Coffee Crisis
11.27.2002
Survey Results!
05.31.2002
Five Tampers
05.28.2002
Questions and Answers
04.27.2002
Canadian Machines
04.12.2002
Why I like Bodum
03.04.2002
Increase Espresso Sales
02.19.2002
Scarce God Shots
01.27.2002
Espresso Nirvana, Pt.2
01.10.2002
Espresso Nirvana
01.03.2002
Happy Holidays!
12.22.2001
CoffeeGeek Launch Pt.2
12.11.2001
CoffeeGeek Launch
12.01.2001
Short Sighted Businesses
11.27.2001
 
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