It’s old news. We’ve repeated this story many times, and every news agency seems to run it when the editorial board gets desperate, but it bears repeating. Today Reuters published an article from Torino (the world’s espresso café motherland, in my book) on the rules for making a proper espresso: Art of making espresso lies in following the rules | Lifestyle | Reuters.

This time, these familiar rules were provided by Luca Mastantuoni, who trains foreign clients at Torino-based Lavazza. Most of those rules are violated with each American espresso on a regular basis.

How many rules does your local cafe' violate?