And as we fancy coffee folk often say, "Grinder first." So whatever you are thinking about in terms of total budget, know that the grinder is the more important (and often overlooked) purchase."
I roasted that batch. It was only a few months into roasting coffees. I still have my roasting notes for that batch in a tiny notebook in a box at home. It was the first coffee I had that said, "Wow! this is special." and that…"
"The main factor that I would keep in mind is that when opening a coffee shop, the difference between $8K for a machine and $15K for a machine is nickels and dimes, but the quality and output difference in the machines is vast. If your budget is so…"
"Personally, I would recommend a LaMarzzoco Linea as a proven, simple, solid, workhorse machine.
However, I would ask Chris for some other places that are using the UNIC. Find at least four or a half dozen places, have espresso, and see what the…"
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[We] "opened Caffe d’Bolla in 2004 with the goal of serving as near a perfect cup of coffee as humanly possible. A goal achieved, and without rival in Utah. Maybe the whole region."
- Salt Lake Magazine, January 1, 2012
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My wife and I started caffe d'bolla late summer of 2004. We believe that it is best to educate by the cup and we continue to improve our craft daily so that you can enjoy a perfect cup every time. We expect nothing less, and neither should you.
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John, I'm going to be in SLC next Tues. thru Thurs late, and was like, really excited to visit your shop............ but I just took a good look at the two extractions you're "taste testing" in your photo on your "my page." Geeze......... there, like way over-extracted, super thin and blond, and you must have let the Synesso run for over 7 minutes!!! But yet you look like you're enjoying both shots? Now I know I have to stop by and see what you're up to.
Hey, saw the pics of the siphon bar. Looks awesome. What are you using for the heating element? I have been to your shop once, I am all the way out in california, hopefully I will make it back out soon.
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