Without the grinder, there can be no glory, right? If the best espresso shot possible is high on you priority list, then choosing a machine that requires you to dial in the grind, dose and tamp is the way to go. Sure, it takes more work, but just think of all of the cred you'll get for whipping up superb java for your friends and family?
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