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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Bialetti Espresso Maker from Myric Electronics in Calgary

I like esspresso.  Regular coffee is OK in a pinch but espresso rules.  At home we mix espresso with our coffee - we make pressed coffee.  I like my cappuccino and had been looking around for a machine that wouldn't break the bank when I was visiting a friend in Vancouver and she had a Bialetti.  It is a single cup stovetop coffee maker. 
I looked in all the usual places when I got back to Calgary but couldn't find.  At the Home Interior Design Show this past weekend at the Stampede grounds I found a booth that had all sorts of electric ones.  I asked the girl there about stovetop espresso makers and she told me they had some at the store.  She was quite nice.  She gave me their card: Myric Electronics - their address is A-13 Meridian Road, SE., Calgary.

I went up there on Monday and found exactly what I was looking for.  The owner was very helpful and also treated me to an espresso while we chatted. 

I also got one of those thingys to froth the milk for my capaccinos and lattes.  I'll still do the sit down in some of the nicer coffee places but I think I'll probably save myself about $100 a month or more.  And it is a nice little ritual that gives me a break while working at home.

And really, I do, now, make a pretty good capaccino/latte!!

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  1. I asked the girl there about stovetop espresso makers and she told me they had some at the store. She was quite nice. She gave me their card: Myric Electronics - their address is A-13 Meridian Road, SE., Calgary.

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