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Recipe: The Pretty Woman

Nothing says ‘classy’ quite like a hooker with a heart of gold, sipping on bubbly and chomping on strawberries in her trick’s thousand-dollar-a-night suite at the Regent Beverly Wilshire, right? Right. Live the dream this New Year’s Eve with this…

Ho, Ho, Ho! Santa Needs a Drink!

A caffeinated drink, of course! Well, okay, there might be a little whiskey thrown in there for good measure. We have made it through another raucous holiday season and it was a blast. We hope that all of you have…

The ABCs of BPA

Do you find yourself slowly backing away from your drip coffee maker or espresso machine because of all the hullabaloo about BPA (Biosphenol A) in plastics? As you have no doubt heard by now, there have been a wide range…

SCG’s Holiday Sale Page

If you’re looking for a smokin’ deal on new coffee gear — either for yourself or someone else — then check out or regularly updated Holiday Sale page. We’ll be rotating specials throughout the holiday season on a variety of…

Fast Coffee vs. Fast Food

Over the past few years, Starbucks has been laying off employees and closing down storefronts to make up for lost revenue during the recession, but they’re also now operating in a more crowded competitive space. Where they once dominated the…

Coffeebot

What do you get when you have balloons, coffee grounds and a vacuum cleaner? No, it’s not the aftermath of an all-night party, but a fingerless hand called the ‘gripper’ that gives robots the ability to pick-up any object with…

Espresso Machine = Cozy Mouse House

We recently received an espresso machine in our repair center that was sent to us for a simple leak in the dregs box. Unfortunately, the machine was stored for awhile in a location that was also frequented by mice and…