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The Top 5 Best Semi-Automatic Espresso Machines of 2019

The Top 5 Best Semi-Automatic Espresso Machines of 2019

by Marc Buckman November 06, 2019

We reveal our picks for the top five best espresso machines of 2019. These are our picks in five different categories ranging from best entry-level machines up to our ...
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The New Gaggia Classic Pro & The Story of Gaggia

The New Gaggia Classic Pro & The Story of Gaggia

by Anthony Licata April 08, 2019

The Gaggia Classic has been a staple here at Whole Latte Love for decades, and our own Marc and Todd have championed the Classic as the best entry-level espresso machi...
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Cafe Espresso at Home: Why You Should Get A Semi-Automatic Espresso Machine

by Ed McGuire December 06, 2018

With countless choices on the market between this coffee maker or that espresso machine, you've likely discovered that making the correct choice isn't simple.
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Whole Latte Love's 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

by Whole Latte Love December 04, 2018

The holiday season is a time for friends and family to come together and show their appreciation for one another. The problem is that finding gifts can be tough with a...
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What Type of Espresso Machine Is Best For You? Take The Quiz!

by Whole Latte Love October 19, 2018

Supers, semis, manuals, single serves, oh my! With all the different machines available at Whole Latte Love, it can be hard to figure out which one is best suited for ...
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Father's Day Gift Guide 2018

Father's Day Gift Guide 2018

by Whole Latte Love May 24, 2018

He may be a craftsman, cyclist, car man, craft beer guy, or one in a million other things, but whatever he does, he’s DAD-icated. Whether he’s a coffee lover or a coff...
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How to Replace Rancilio Silvia Group Gasket

by Whole Latte Love August 30, 2016

Owning a semi-automatic espresso machine certainly has its charm. Grinding and measuring coffee, tamping by hand, and timing the shot are all part of the traditional b...
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Starting a Small to Medium Cafe

by Whole Latte Love August 26, 2016

So, you have decided to start a coffee shop! Congratulations! First of all, do yourself a favor and do not buy any used equipment unless it is from a factory-authorize...
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Temperature Surfing Your Way to Great Espresso

by Nick Brown August 26, 2016

Most espresso machine manufacturers have shortlisted one goal to the very top of their list: provide you with the proper environment to pull the best shot possible. Li...
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Best Semi-Automatic Espresso Machine and Grinder

by Whole Latte Love August 25, 2016

There is a good chance that you’re here to pick out a machine that is right for you. You may be a little overwhelmed all the options available and the cost of some of ...
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Why You Should Steam Before Brewing

by Whole Latte Love August 24, 2016

You have watched the local Barista, done your online research and have quickly come to the conclusion that you are getting conflicting information on how to properly m...
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