Yearly Archives:: 2010

Aeropress Espresso & Coffee Maker

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“Given enough coffee I could rule the world”—Unknown Aerobie Aeropress Coffee Machine Over the years I’ve tried various different ways to brew a decent cup of coffee. My preferred device is a Gaggia Evolution Espresso machine—which produces lots of pressure and makes a very rich cup of espresso with a layer of crema. Although using [...]

Stumptown Coffee vs. Starbucks

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Stumptown Coffee Shop, Portland Being a fan of great coffee, it’s interesting to see a rivalry between Portland and Seattle’s universally well-known coffee chain, Starbucks. Stumptown certainly seems to be taking coffee to a new level, reminiscent of the high-end wine market. The company, which recently opened a plant in Brooklyn, routinely pays more at [...]

Anderson & Sheppard Interview

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Excellent video interview with John Hitchcock of Anderson & Sheppard. Well worth a watch for Sartorialists. It’s good to see the fine art of tailoring is thriving on Savile Row despite the economic downturn over the last 18 months. Source: Men’s style: A visit with John Hitchcock. Visit Anderson & Sheppard Savile Row tailors to [...]