This New Press Pot Could Solve All Your First World Coffee Brewing…

A new press pot design that recently surpassed its $15,000 Kickstarter funding goal by $2K could solve all our gritty, muddy, dirty, French press problems. » 1/04/12 7:20pm 1/04/12 7:20pm

My New French Press Is Not Only Beautiful, But Makes Delicious Coffee

When I spied this French press—AKA press pot, coffee press, coffee plunger, cafetiere (in the UK) or сafetière à piston (in France)—my heart went a-flutter. I think it's so pretty. » 12/29/11 12:00pm 12/29/11 12:00pm

Why You Shouldn't Buy Anyone a French Press

Like a lot of folks, you might be considering buying a loved one some fancy coffee gear to make fancy coffee as a Christmas gift. By which I mean, you're probably thinking about buying somebody a French Press. Please don't. » 12/16/11 2:00pm 12/16/11 2:00pm

Coffee Makers: A Brief History of Their Necessary Evil

Some people (ahem, Matt Buchanan) claim that the coffee maker is the worst of all possible brewing methods. Maybe so—but it's still a machine that bazillions of people use daily. » 11/10/11 12:51pm 11/10/11 12:51pm

Gifts for Retro-holics Who Yearn for the Old Days

Are you trying to find a gift for one of those crazies who's always going on about the superiority of vinyl, or who dresses like a character on Mad Men? Here are some ideas for the retrophile in your life. » 11/21/09 12:00pm 11/21/09 12:00pm

Giz Explains: How to Actually Make Coffee

You probably brew coffee, like most people, the most insipid way possible: Using a Mr. Coffee that you fill with pre-ground coffee from the supermarket. There's a million other ways to make coffee, and they're all better. Updated. » 8/26/09 2:00pm 8/26/09 2:00pm