Category Archives: coffee

Roscioli Caffe Pasticceria: Coffee Shop in Rome

espresso and pastry at Rome coffee shop

The newest Roscioli project, the Roscioli Caffe is located two doors down from the namesake restaurant.   The storefront is a so narrow that it is really easy to walk past. I speak from experience. However, the tiny coffee shop packs a serious punch in the center of Rome. The cafe quickly gained a reputation for […]

Specialty Coffee in Rome at Faro – Luminari del Caffè

people sitting inside a Rome coffee bar

I’ve been waiting a long time for a coffee bar like Faro to finally make its way to Rome. The bar declares itself to be the only independent speciality coffee bar in the city. Not beholden to any limiting agreements with certain roasters, Faro seeks out the best specialty coffee from all over the world. […]

Caffè Corretto in Italy

There are hundreds of ways to order a coffee in Italy. First you have to decide if it is normale, or with milk and if so, how much milk. Then is that with foam or without? Should it be scalding hot? Do you want this in a ceramic cup or glass? Any cocoa? And the […]

Starbucks Italy: Coffee Chain Plans Italian Rollout

starbucks rip off in Naples

UPDATE 2017: Starbucks Italy is about to be a reality. This could be it. 2016 could be the year that Starbucks comes to Italy. The American chain has been in talks with a Milan-based company to bring the franchise to Italy.  A decision was expected in December 2015 but has finally been announced.  Starbucks had previously […]

Decaf Pocket Coffee

As a whole, I think that Italian candy is pretty terrible. There are no good fruity candies. No skittles or starburst or equivalent. And there are very few chocolate choices that do not include hazelnuts (which I despise). However, then there is Pocket Coffee. I love Pocket Coffee. That day I found a Pocket Coffee […]