This is one of the things I love about Torino and the Italians in general. A reporter for Newsweek, who is in Torino covering the 2006 Winter Olympic Games, reports on how he ordered his double espresso “to go” and was encountered with bewildered stares from the locals … from the barista serving it to fellow commuters wondering why someone would inflict this upon themselves to begin with: Torino Travel Travails and Other Olympic Tales – Newsweek Torino 2006 (“Slow down”).

There’s nothing quite like fast food culture for bringing out fast food flavor … and an equally satisfying experience.