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L’ora dell’aperitivo

Ah, the aperitivo hour in Italy, like happy hour in the U.S. but so much better.  I love bitters and Italy is full of bitter aperitif options: Aperol is a spritzer favorite in Italy and is very refreshing, combining the … Continue reading

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Buon onomastico

September 29 is the feast day for St. Michael the Archangel—my husband’s “name day” or onomastico, in Italian. In Italy, people treat their onomastico as a second birthday celebration which is pretty cool. St. Laura’s feast day is October 19 … Continue reading

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A new café for a new month

It’s already September 1. Can you believe it? It’s starting to feel like fall in Pesaro, and I’m certainly not complaining. This morning we tried a new café on via XI Settembre. While the barista was very friendly and I … Continue reading

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Off the beaten path

This morning we had breakfast at Gelateria Caffé Letterario Ludicano, and it reminded me of a New York coffee shop—very modern inside, but nestled in an old building with trendy outdoor tables. I had a delicious chocolate covered donut and … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage to the Shroud of Turin

On Saturday morning, we awoke to cloudy skies and rain. Luckily, we were leaving in a few hours for Turin. We grabbed a quick breakfast of cappuccinos and cornetti near the hotel at Caffè del Doge, a typically overpriced café. … Continue reading

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