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Perché gli italiani non consumano cappuccino nel pomeriggio

First off, apologies to the purists because the plural form is cappuccini. And no self-respecting Italian would dream of drinking a cappuccino after 11 in the morning. After a meal? “Ma perche?” – “but why?” an Italian might say – a rich and heavy, milky drink after food? Inconceivable. “But [...]
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I millennial ora stanno rovinando il vino

Crappy chain restaurants. Canned tuna. Home ownership. Now, perhaps $100 wine can be added to the list of things millennials are killing. Silicon Valley Bank released its annual state of the industry report on Wednesday, and it was gloomy. Overall wine sales in the US are actually down over the [...]
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Una guida gastronomica all’Italia da alcuni chef top Australiani

Calabria Pasquale Trimboli, chef-owner, Italian & Sons, Bacaro, Mezzalira and Da Rosario, Canberra I’m from a small village called Platì in Calabria, on the slopes of the Aspromonte mountains. Platì has a population of about 4000. They keep things simple: there’s one road in, one road out, and a small [...]
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Non riusciamo a capire perché questa bevanda divina italiana al caffè espresso non sia stata portata qui

Cold, light, sweet, and caffeinated, caffè shakerato is the warm-weather drink we so desperately need.  Every Friday, we’re publishing This Good Thing, where we’ll feature a restaurant dish, store-bought food item, kitchen tool, or food-adjacent obsession that we can’t stop thinking about. We’re not going to rehash the dated bit about Starbucks drink sizes (“what’s up with [...]
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Come bere un caffè come un Italiano

My sister and brother-in-law’s wedding reception was in a 15th-century palazzo in Venice. We approached by gondola, with opera singers serenading from balconies, and lounged in rooms lit with no artificial light, only hundreds of flickering candles. But let me tell you about the coffee. After the feast, a hot, [...]
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