• Duetto V3 Second Look

    Second Look :: Izzo Duetto V3 Six Month Review

    Written by Mark

    March 22, 2013 5:00 pm

    It’s hard to believe the new Izzo Alex Duetto V3 has been out since late November, but believe it!  Since we’ve had about 6 months to use and evaluate this new version, we thought it was time to give you... View Article

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    Left Coast Roast Q and A

    Written by Mark

    March 19, 2013 6:24 pm

      We had a total blast attending a very coffee themed evening at Powell’s Books on Hawthorne Monday night.  Snoozy it was not (special thanks to Stumptown and Fresh Pot for providing some excellent brewed coffee)! It was both a reading... View Article

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    Hugely Generous Gift Certificates :: Thru December!

    Written by Mark

    December 14, 2012 9:00 am

      We’ve upped the ante with some nice gift certificates on select espresso machines! These gift certificates are on top of the included gifts like Barista Starter Kits, extended warranties, and free shipping. Take advantage of this short term offer and... View Article

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    Clive & Sprudge Presents :: Espresso Machine Buyer’s Guide

    Written by Mark

    December 13, 2012 9:38 pm

      Our friends at Sprudge visited to talk shop and came up with a neat lil’ buyer’s guide for the home espresso fan. Take a look for some insider tips and more than a few car analogies!

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    Give Great Coffee :: Holiday Page Live

    Written by Mark

    December 11, 2012 9:59 pm

    Our holiday page is live! Our beautiful gift sets include everything they’ll need for great coffee and espresso at home and automatically include a discount. Have an unusual request? Try Clive Concierge. We can: Manage multiple “ship to” addresses with... View Article

  • Birthday Celebration

    A Celebration

    Written by Mark

    December 4, 2012 5:27 pm

  • The Craft of Espresso

    Announcing The Craft of Espresso :: A Book!

    Written by Mark

    December 4, 2012 1:23 am

    We are pleased to announce our new book, Craft of Espresso: A Guide for Home. We love to help aspiring home baristas choose the right espresso machine setup, then learn how to use it to make beautiful & delicious espresso drinks.... View Article

  • Black Friday Sale

    Black Friday Sale

    Written by Mark

    November 21, 2012 9:03 am

    We’ve put together some fantastic deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday! To get the deals, note the coupon code in each box below and type it into the “coupon” field at checkout. The amounts listed will be deducted from... View Article

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    A few more Duetto 3.0 Details

    Written by Mark

    November 12, 2012 6:09 pm

      Italian espresso machine maker Izzo, and American machine importer Chris’ Coffee have been partners for years in designing and producing finely tuned espresso makers for the American market.  They have just made public what the new version of the... View Article

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    Izzo Duetto 3.0 Espresso Machine Shipping Soon

    Written by Mark

    November 5, 2012 2:48 pm

      The Izzo Duetto II has been a very popular machine with its e61 grouphead and precise PID control. Duetto III has just been announced and will be shipping soon! We will have a full review soon, but for now... View Article