Let modern café-culture nerds debate the finer points of a coffee drink made with a La Marzocco versus a Clover versus a French press. For coffee insiders (like the guys who own the coolest coffee shops), the Chemex coffeemaker ($42) is the preferred apparatus for making a stripped-down, back-to-basics cup of joe to perfection. The glass laboratory pitcher with the wooden grip is a thing of beauty. The proprietary filters are designed to remove bitterness and let the true flavors of the bean come through.