Want a coffee machine? If you're tired of your old French press and didn't get the fancy La Marzocco you wanted for Christmas, the folks at Cafecito Orgánico have a lovely Nuova Simonelli 2 group for sale. For a mere $3K you can get a serious upgrade. The Aurelia commercial machine has been modified (bottomless portafilters, for better espresso shots) and has been in use for only about two months. As to why the machine is for sale, business is just fine, says co-owner Mitch Hale. They're upgrading themselves, getting another 3 group Astoria lever machine, their third.
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Cafecito is also selling a Mazzer Robur E doserless conical grinder, for $2500. You can have them both for $5000. Here's the Craigslist ad, or you can call Hale or just wander over to Cafecito Orgánico on Heliotrope for a demo. Not a bad gift for the barista in your life -- or if you secretly want to open an espresso bar in your garage.