Tag Archive 'italy_customs'

The art of the caffè sospeso and caffè liscio

Posted by TheShot on 19 Feb 2009 | Filed under: Café Society, Starbucks

If you blog about coffee long enough, you see the same introductory articles about coffee over and over and over (did we mention over?) again. The Internet continually drones with a strange-yet-familiar mantra, where each week you find dozens of newspaper articles, magazine articles, commerce sites, and blog posts that feel compelled to regurgitate the […]

Italians share coffee to beat price rise

Posted by TheShot on 09 Jan 2008 | Filed under: Café Society, Consumer Trends, Foreign Brew

According to yesterday’s Daily Telegraph (London), the tiny Sicilian town of Partinico has defined a social ritual to counter Italy’s struggles with the rising price of coffee: Italians share coffee to beat price rise – Telegraph. Because of the higher prices, and the Italian need for several cups of espresso a day, some Italians have […]