What a nice tour we had together in Pistoia ! Such a great group of people , all experts of food and really interested in knowing everything about Tuscan food and wine, of course, and extra virgin oil and plants! An unforgettable 4 days trip with Irish people that I feel so close to Italian … More Slowfood Galway , Ireland , visited & tasted Pistoia ‘s flavours with me
Finally Open again in The heart Of my city – pedestrian area – in The so called ‘ Il Globo’ = The Globe area , few steps from The Duomo square. It ️was a MUST for Pistoia’s people at The beginning Of the last century and for my parents’ generation : a meeting point for … More Pistoia : New opening Of the historical Cafè du Globe
Once upon a time, In a foggy & grey winter Morning in a small town in Tuscany a nice coloured surprise knocked at My door .. A multicolour box with 6 coffee cups designed by a Chinese artist , Liu Wei , lighted up My day ! Illy caffè from Trieste – Italy – wanted … More Illy caffè art Collection just 4 me!
CHIAROSCURO CAFFE’VIA DEL CORSO,36R FIRENZE Just in the heart of Florence – just behind the Brunelleschi’s dome – have a fab coffee tasting with an interesting explaination by one of the owner , Massimo. Here I am with my American friend Suzanne from Texas, tasting and learing more about coffee and coffee plant & beans. … More CAFFE’ CHIAROSCURO – FIRENZE
Milkeria in Firenze Borgo degli Albizi 87R ( just close to The Bargello museum , in The city center) Last Saturday I had the pleasure to meet my friend Paul from Sydney in Florence & decided to try this brand new ice cream shop in The heart Of town. ‘Organic’ is the word you can … More La MILKERIA : organic original Italian ice cream in Florence ~Tuscany
Paris , Place de la Madeleine , France. Visited café PARIS LONDON because I love the name ( My most loved cities in The world ) and location ( This square is really beautiful ) Opposite there is Fauchon with The best food specialities, so a stop here is a must! Not really cheap indeed … More Postcard from Paris : Paris London café
In the past we had more historical cafes in my town , Pistoia. Nowadays just this survives in these taugh times.. it is in Via Curtatone e Montanara in the heart of Pistoia in front of the Cappelli Boutique I mentioned in my previous post. Closed on Sunday afternoon & Monday everyday offers a huge … More Passion4cafè : ‘Armando’ in Pistoia since 1947 , Tuscany , Italy
Once upon a time, there was an historical cafè called ‘Giacosa ‘ ( founded in 1815 and licensed furnisher Of the Italian Royal family ) in the most glamorous street of Florence ~ that could be compared to the Fifth Avenue in New York ~ Via Tornabuoni . It was the only café facing this … More Fashion café in the heart of Florence
I love cappuccino as most of Italians love coffee : I’m a cappuccino adicted but …. 1.Must have a very thick foam or I don’t drink it 2.must be with fresh full caw milk 3.must be really warm 4.must be in a large ceramic cup not in glass I Found The best cappuccino with all … More Made in Pistoia : best cappuccino on earth ~ it is in Tuscany ~ !
LE GRAND CAFE’ DAMIER is not a big bar as the name can suggest you, but on the contrary , it is a very intimate new open cafè located in one of the most central street of Pistoia. Run by a very charming young lady – Melissa – who comes from Buxelles and a good … More Le grand cafè ‘ Le Damier ‘ – Pistoia
illyshop Rome Via dei Due Macelli, 59D – Rome Tel 06.69190715 Hours: open daily 9:00 to 19:30 The project illypoint illy distributes its products in a selective way, within places able to express and represent his world: the best bars illy, the online shop http://www.shop.illy.com, specifically the illy and, from 2011, the illyshop , real … More THE ILLYSHOP PROJECT : WHERE TO FIND THEM
In the new concept store you can buy and taste all the illy brand products, in an environment designed to offer the consumer a unique experience. Inside the new boutique, fans can explore all aspects of the illy world: the tasting Iperespresso through the two new models of coffee machines Y3 Touch – linear and … More Illyshop Cafè in Rome :more about coffee & coffee machines
Try to sip a real espresso coffee in a such exclusive and relaxing room, with art books around you : your coffee break will become an unforgettable moment for you and your friends or clients.
Grey & red are the Illy caffè colours , you can find them in this shop as in this stunning chandalier with the shape of big cup, made of hundred cups…… as those you have everyday maybe??
Some more original cups you can also purchase in the shop
If you visit the new Illy Caffè Shop you can also have the chance to taste your coffee or cappuccino in an original cup designed by artists ,as these in the picture by Daniel Buren, as having a cup of coffee is a five senses pleasure!
In the heart of Rome, just close to Piazza di Spagna a stunning location for a special coffee break and not just this..
Illy travels with me! I am going to The New opening of Illy coffee concept store in Rome
Red colour for the train, red colour for The coffee machine In The train That was Illy !
My coffee tour from Florence to Rome in The name Of Illy Caffè
Love it! I know is not common abroad so I think you should try it when you are in Italy. There is a special machine who makes it : sometimes it is already sweetened but I prefer to add sugar as much as I like.The taste is really full & smooth ,creamy and I can’t … More Ginseng coffee: ever tried??
Just overlooking the Tirrenic sea in 5 Terre, just close to VIA DELL’AMORE’ PATH this cafè restaurant is a special place to stop
Exactly as I want it and as I like it!!
A nice sentence is written here to start in the right way the new day : AIME-MOI POUR CE QUE JE SUIS LOVE ME FOR WHAT I AM
LE GRAN CAFE’ DAMIER is not a big bar as the name can evoque you, but on the contrary , it is a very intimate new open cafè located in one of the most central street of Pistoia. Run by a charming young lady – Melissa – who comes from Buxelles and a good team … More GRAND CAFE’ DAMIER – Via della Madonna,8 – Pistoia, Tuscany, Italy
I have to tell you: think I am not a real Italian lady… as I don’t like coffee but, but… I like soooo many other delicious things such as CAPPUCCINO THICK FOAM ( I ask for a cappuccino ‘chiaro ‘, that means light , with two drops of coffee ONLY!) HOT CHOCOLATE, GINSENG COFFEE ( … More MY PASSION4CAFES