I have the Caphalon non-stick, as well as Caphalon SS. Both are similar in clean-up effort for me. Even though non-stick, it is still not easy to clean the grooves after use.
I'd really like to get cast-iron for better grill marks - which I'd prefer. Unfortunately, retirement being 1/2 of what it was a year ago, we have to be much more careful about expenditures
. I know, I can hear the violins now