A quality espresso tamper for under $30? You betcha. Seattle Coffee Gear has you covered with this Rattleware stainless steel tamper.
It features a textured handle and its shape is suited for a wide variety of hand shapes. This is a much, much better choice than the cheap plastic tampers that come with most espresso machines. A great stocking stuffer for the starting espresso geek at home.
Column Description Whether it's up to the minute, happening this day, this week, or in the recent past, this column's goal is to present coffee and attempts to make the experience truly culinary. You'll find short reviews about past events, interesting coffees coming on the market, new and different ways to enjoy espresso and other brewing methods, and give an insight into efforts around the globe to make coffee a truly culinary thing. Column written by Mark Prince.