Welcome to the Linea Micra Lifestyle

Most of us started our espresso journey in a café. After all, cafés fill cities around the world, serving coffee each in their own unique ways—a tangible way to immerse yourself not only into the world of espresso, but into the local culture. 

Starting Up the Linea Micra

It’s nice to have some instructions to follow when setting up a new espresso machine. There is important information to be aware of when owning high quality equipment…

Espresso Workflow

Mise en Place Barista is a profession that was first recorded in Italy around 1916. While some may think that it only takes a few days and a…

Using a Burr Espresso Grinder

Welcome to world of brewing manual espresso, where a dedicated burr espresso grinder is the requirement. Trying to brew espresso using a blade grinder or pre-ground coffee will…

Tasting Espresso Styles

Ristretto & Lungo You’re pulling shots with ease and enjoying waking up to the machine each morning. But the question remains: how is the espresso supposed to taste?…

Using Espresso Brew Ratios

Dialing in espresso to our ever-evolving taste pallet means that we will be balancing a lot of moving parts. Getting a firm understanding of those variables makes it…

How to Steam Milk

Espresso + milk is one of life’s great pairings. Learning to perfect a shot of espresso is one part of the equation, but mastering the art of steaming…

Pouring Latte Art

Art is among one of the most important forms of human expression and its unique shape can be found in our world of coffee! Some might say coffee…

Building Espresso Drinks

There is a plethora of drinks to be made with your home espresso machine, and one of the best things about having a café in your home is…

Making Drinks for Friends

The is where you put it all together. From the first sip of an espresso that changed your life, to the first shot you pulled at home. This…

Espresso, Sneakers, and Nail Art

Espresso, Sneakers, and Nail Art We talk with Khadijah-Ali Campbell about the inspiration behind @lahacafe and using the Linea Mini in unexpected environments. Boston’s Laha Café is special.…