The four key elements to making an epic cup of espresso are:
1. Quality beans, 2. Proper grind, 3. Precise temperature, 4. Huge pressure.
If you don’t know anything else about world class espresso – the first step is quality beans. INTELLIGENTSIA makes my top 5 list of go-to bean roasters. Go for the Black Cat Espresso (and watch their intro video for pulling a good shot). They will ship fresh roasted right to your door.