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Ristretto Coffee Definition Essay

  • From the book, I learn about ristretto, which is described in the beginning of the story as “made with the same amount of ground coffee as an ordinary espresso but half the amount of water.”

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  • Pour about 8 ounces of very strong ristretto and 3 tablespoons of brandy/marsala into a wide dish.

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  • I prefer walking in the first district in Vienna where there are a lot of traditional coffee houses and I drop in for a ristretto.

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  • I have been in search of that perfect shot of espresso or — if I can find it — ristretto since the beginning of last year.

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  • CGI is like a quad, venti, half-caff, one pump sugar-free vanilla, two pumps sugar-free hazelnut, extra-hot, ristretto latte, with half soy, half lowfat organic milk, with two paper cups from Starbucks.

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  • For reasons of the heart, I was later obliged to dive into Italy's Caffeinated Complications: ristretto vs. espresso, lungo vs. Americano; black vs. 'stained' with warm/cold milk; served in a glass vs. a cup -- and so on.

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  • But then again, olive oil is delicious on vanilla ice cream and balsamic is great with strawberries, so it's no surprise that this mix would be beautiful with the depth of a Caffe Luxxe ristretto.

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  • "All of our drinks are made with ristretto shots."

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  • I stopped by a few places I expected to see ristretto offered: LA Mill, Intellgentsia, etc., but got nowhere fast.

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  • After reading about the ristretto method for pulling espresso shots (where a shorter brewing cycle enables the sweetest flavors to be extracted before the bitter ones can develop) in one of my favorite publications, Gastronomica, I was on a mission to find one in LA.

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  • When it comes to getting caffeinated, these days we've got options. Gone are the days of picking only between a cup of decaf or regular. Now we're faced with an array of coffee beans that come from all over the globe, a handful of specialized ways to brew a regular cup of coffee, and enough options of espresso drinks to make your head spin. Coffee has gotten an upgrade. And while we're not complaining, the truth is that getting a cup of joe has gotten a little more complicated.

    This new coffee culture only means good things for us caffeine fiends, but it also means that we need to stay on top of what's what. To help you figure out how to order a cup in this coffee-saturated world, read on. We've broken down the best espresso drinks, so that you can always get just the shot of caffeine you're looking for.

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