Monthly Archives: June 2010

Ciao Roma

Things have been hectic here as we prepare for Alex’s baptism in Rome this weekend. Tomorrow, my family is flying in from Portland and Michael’s family is arriving from New Jersey; in addition, we’ll have a big group of friends … Continue reading

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Carta Bimbi

We received a letter in the mail the other day from the comune (town hall) of Pesaro informing us that we were eligible to receive a Carta Bimbi (discount children’s card) as a gift to celebrate Alex’s arrival into the … Continue reading

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Project Cappuccino

Unsurprisingly, the Pascucci cappuccino I made at home this morning can’t even begin to compare to those made by Pesarese baristas. Who was I kidding? The Pascucci espresso did taste better than other brands I’ve tried, but even after frothing … Continue reading

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A Pascucci Pilgrimage

On Friday, we made a pilgrimage to Fano, the beach town next to Pesaro, to visit a Pascucci coffee shop. Yesterday, we went to the source: Monte Cerignone. Pascucci is a local coffee brand that is served in many of … Continue reading

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Forza Azzurri

World Cup fever is abuzz in Italy. Italian flags are displayed in stores and cafés and dangling from balconies around town. My favorite? This tuxedo style outfit, complete with Italian stripes down the leg. Priceless.

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Wabi Sabi

Last night we had sushi with friends at Wabi Sabi, the only Japanese restaurant in Pesaro, located off the Piazza del Popolo. It was pricey compared to the U.S., but it was so delicious! It’s been too long since I’ve … Continue reading

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Un anno dopo

Well, we’ve been in Italy for exactly one year. And, what are we doing to celebrate tonight? Going out to sushi with friends. I’m a little wary about eating sushi in Italy, but I haven’t had it in over a … Continue reading

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