From NBC's Athena Jones
It's not just French President Nicolas Sarkozy who likes his espresso.
Actor Tom Hanks has donated a new-and-improved espresso machine to the White House press corps.
It now sits just a few feet away from the smaller, less shiny machine he provided the press during the Bush administration.
The Pasquini Livia 90 Auto machine runs nearly $2,000, according to the product's Web site.
Hanks visited the old machine in the press area at the White House in March when he and Steven Spielberg came for a private screening with the Obamas of the HBO series "The Pacific."