Comparing Coffee Shops

I love coffee! The past few months have shown me that ordering an espresso macchiato is a great way to compare coffee shops. Any coffee place can make a latte or serve straight espresso. It takes a bit more skill to make a good cappuccino, and [apparently] even more to get a macchiato right. It surprises me though how many coffee shops fail at making a good, or even a correct, espresso macchiato. What makes a good espresso macchiato? Good espresso made from quality coffee beans, with the right Read more [...]