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Recent Examples of espresso from the Web
Haymaker will have a grab-and-go breakfast on weekdays (pastries by Ashley Anna Tuttle, formerly of Amelie’s, egg sandwiches and coffee from an Italian espresso machine), weekend brunch and dinner.
High-end espresso machines with multiple spigots can cost upward of $19,000.
Up in Fairbanks, Alaska, coffee lovers can choose from a couple of nice spots: McCaffery's at 408 Cushman St. serves up a delicious espresso, accompanied by some tasty sweets.
An espresso is $2.50, macchiato and cortado $3 each, and cappuccino $3.75.
Howard Schultz dumped the equivalent of a double espresso into an otherwise humdrum Starbucks earnings call on Thursday.
It's not listed on the menu, but this added shot of espresso in your coffee will give you an extra jolt without upping your drink size. 9.
Martinez brews Recreational Coffee on a two-group La Marzocco espresso machine and Kyoto-style cold brew tower.
Stop in for chocolate panna cotta or an espresso float.
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Origin and Etymology of espresso
First Known Use: 1945See Words from the same year
ESPRESSO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of espresso for English Language Learners
: strong coffee that is made by forcing steam through finely ground roasted coffee beans
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