Tag Archive 'rome_cafes'

A neighborhood coffee roll call

Posted by TheShot on 09 Jun 2009 | Filed under: Foreign Brew, Quality Issues, Starbucks

Today’s post is really a series of news citations where coffee-making rivals duke it out in various venues. First we have New York City-based BlackBook praising a rather healthy list of cafés to check out in Vancouver, BC: Vancouver: Top 10 Cups of Coffee – BlackBook. Sure, they seem to say more about waffles and […]

Black Magic: The Perfect Espresso

Posted by TheShot on 14 Jun 2007 | Filed under: Barista, Foreign Brew, Quality Issues

TIME magazine posted a “Summer Journey” special documenting the theme of “we are what we eat.” One of the stops of this photo essay is an espresso bar in southwest Rome: Black Magic: The Perfect Espresso – TIME’s Summer Journey | TIME. The author, a California expatriate and recovered Starbucks addict, waxes on the joys […]