Category Archives: Rome

Retro Vino e Caffe: Specialty Coffee and Wine in Rome

Italy may have invented the cappuccino but the perfect morning drink remains elusive, even here. That is because the perfect cappuccino is a combination of the quality of: the coffee, the milk, the coffee machine + the skill of the barista. So let me say that it is something spectacular to discover that the perfect […]

Autumn in Rome

There is no bad time to come to Rome, but I think that autumn is my favorite season. The stifling heat of summer is gone and the crowds dim a bit. You may have more rain to deal with, but there are also amazing sunsets and golden displays as the leaves begin to change.  In […]

Coffee and Zabaione at Panella in Esquilino

yellow zabaione in coffee

I don’t like to take sugar in my coffee. When the coffee is good, I want to taste the flavors, the acidity, and enjoy the right level of bitterness. However I make an exception for a special combination of coffee sweetness at Panella, where you can find cafe served with zabaione.  Zabaione, or zabaglione, is […]