Receiving one steaming email inquiry about what home espresso system we possess:
See more about it here: http://www.nuovasimonelliusa.com
We LOVE LOVE LOVE the Little Oscar. Have had it... um... maybe three or four years. Performs really well with minimum commitments on upkeep and maintenance. No plumbing necessary. Got a package deal that included the grinder for about a grand. Purchased at Emerald City Espresso Machines- and brought it home on the plane!!!
I trained mancub as barista, and he is the sole barista in our home- I am now not allowed to touch the machine! Way to turn on your trainer, eh???
We figure that the machine paid for itself withing a year.
More on beans and home roasting later...