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Trip Report: Ben Tivoglio Cafè (Alba, Italy)

Posted by TheShot on 01 Nov 2007 | Filed under: Foreign Brew

Time for the next installment in our Espresso in Torino and Piemonte series. On the north end of Alba, you can often catch the potent, sweet smell of chocolate and hazelnuts as the nearby Ferrero factory makes another batch of Nutella. Just past it, and just past the weekend flea markets at the northern edge […]

Espresso in Torino and Piemonte

Posted by TheShot on 24 Oct 2007 | Filed under: Barista, Café Society, Foreign Brew, Quality Issues, Roasting

Piemonte, or Piedmont, is a province located in the Italy’s northwest — near the Alps. Other than the 2006 Winter Olympics, the region has largely been a blind spot on the tourist’s map. Travel guidebooks and TV programs routinely ignore it. And that’s just the way we like it. For example, in Torino — Piemonte’s […]

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