Coffee connoisseurs have long preferred brewing with a French press, but now the rest of America’s catching on: The devices, which soak grounds in, then separate them from boiling water, are flying off store shelves.
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Our current favorites: Planetary Design’s Double Shot, whose base stores two cups’ worth of java, and Pacific Cornetta’s stainless steel Chugg Press, a nigh-indestructible camping companion.

Planetary Design Double Shot (top left), $26, www.planetarydesign.us;

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Pacific Cornetta Chugg Press (right), $22, www.pacific-cornetta.com.

— Scott Steinberg