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Italy’s coffee culture

I wrote an article about Italy’s coffee culture for AOL/Huffington Post’s My Daily site. Please check it out (and comment, if you feel so inclined!) at http://www.mydaily.com/2011/06/01/italian-coffee-what-it-taught-me-about-cultural-differences/ Advertisements

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Some hometown flavor in NYC

As the first real snowfall of the season blankets Chicago, it’s a great morning to drink a cup of coffee, watch the flurries coat the trees, and reminisce about another cup of coffee. Over Thanksgiving, we were in New Jersey … Continue reading

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Round 1: Bar Astra vs. Nerocaffè

My two favorite bars in Pesaro for drinking a cappuccino are Nerocaffè, located in the main piazza, and Bar Astra, located at the entrance to the centro storico. Nerocaffè opened last December and has since become a very popular hangout. … Continue reading

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Lattes in Lisbon

We had a fantastic day in Fátima yesterday. There were a lot of pilgrims, but it wasn’t too crowded in the early afternoon, and Alex really enjoyed himself. This morning, I had a galão (espresso with foamed milk) at our … Continue reading

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Olá from Portugal

I love the sound of Portuguese. We’ve been in Lisbon since Monday and the city is beautiful. On Tuesday, we explored the Belém district which has two fantastic World Heritage Sites—the Belém Tower and the Jerónimos Monastery. Parts of the … 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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