It's an undisputed fact, workplace kitchens are black holes for all things of personal value. If you're trying to prevent a co-worker from helping him or herself to your coffee mug, scratching your name into it with magic marker does not work. This is why a new invention called the "Lock-Cup" has taken mug preservation to the next level....
With all the contests going on at Whole Latte Love and on our Facebook page, we've amassed a quite a large group of winners since December 2009. Our social networking Spot has already awarded its first round of prizes. Congratulations go out to the winner of the "Rancilio Top Three" contest. We asked fans to name the top three reasons they own their Rancilio machine. The winner, Lee W, gave us the best answer:
And, our ever-popular facebook Trivia Contest awards two pounds of coffee every week. Lucky Facebook winners include:
Want to try your luck at our contests? Sign up for a free Spot account and join in the fun!
Now open: The Gaggia Cup Count Contest! Are you a true espresso lover? Do you have the cup count on your Gaggia espresso super-automatic machine to prove it? Enter our contest for a chance to win one of the following prizes:
1st Place - Handpresso Wild
2nd Place -Set of Six Gaggia Logo Espresso Cups and Saucers
3rd Place - Two 8.8 oz Cans of Gaggia Intenso Whole Bean Coffee
Coffee has always been a social sort of drink, just picture a bustling coffeehouse and you get the picture. Now, you can participate in the java scene without leaving the comforts of your home...Honestly, with the winter weather kicking in, there's really no place like home.
If you've been on Facebook, MySpace, or Twitter, you know that social networking is a world-wide phenomenon that's all but taken over the net. Well, we took a look around one day and noticed that there were no dedicated spots for enthusiasts to gather, socialize, shop, and share their love of everything coffee. Thus, the Whole Latte Love Spot was born!
Many of our coffee fans have noticed that wholelattelove.com has made some upgrades, as of late. It's time to let the cat out of the bag, we've created a coffee-centric social network to bring java enthusiasts, Whole Latte Love staffers, industry experts, and the top manufacturers in the trade together! It's a lot to digest, but let's break things down piece by piece, shall we?
"If you have an existing account on wholelattelove.com, simply log in to take advantage of our latest features. As a member of our social network, you'll be able to enter contests and win some big prizes! "
Every year, millions move to "The City" in search of their dreams. From NYC to LA, London to Tokyo, those city lights have never shone brighter. Yet, when most people make the big move, space often gets left behind. As a general rule of thumb, the bigger the metropolitan, the smaller the living space. With a kitchen the size of a closet, can you really have an espresso machine?
The answer is a resounding "YES," if you ask Nespresso, maker of the newly debut CitiZ.
"The CitiZ's good looks have certainly turned some influential heads, garnering praise from British GQ Magazine, askmen.com, Los Angeles Magazine, and more. "
Along with the ubiquitous holiday sweater, seasonal socks, and Christmas chocolates, did you happen to un-wrap a shiny new espresso machine this year? If so, lucky you! Now that it's out of the box and sitting on the kitchen counter with the promise of many-a-lattes, cappuccinos, and espressos ahead, we've got some tips and suggestions on how you can make the most of your new machine.
...To brew like a pro, you've got to have all the professional tools. We're talking tampers; knock boxes, frothing pitchers and the like. Aside from the usual fare, you can also spice up your coffee routine with collector's cups and specialty serving pieces such as this Bonjour Montano Sugar and Creamer Set. If you're looking to dabble in creative side of coffee, consider the Gaggia Latte Art Pannarello Wand. We've also got a great article to walk you through the entire process, step-by-step.
"Our Spot, blogs, articles, and videos are just some of the resources available to you to ensure that you have many happy years with your new espresso machine."
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