Tag Archive 'san_tommaso'

Trip Report: San Tommaso 10 (Torino, Italy)

Posted by TheShot on 30 Oct 2007 | Filed under: Beans, Foreign Brew

It’s been a long time coming. After three years of laziness, I found a clean way to add non-SF espresso bars to the online database without having them muck up the SF sorts and ratings. It’s not a lot, and there are still a few kinks to work out, but it’s progress. And the timing […]

Espesso: Turning coffee world upside down?

Posted by TheShot on 12 Sep 2006 | Filed under: Café Society, Consumer Trends, Foreign Brew

Two years ago when I visited the San Tommaso café in Torino, the birthplace of Lavazza, they were promoting a menu item called espesso that wasn’t exactly what you’d expect. “Espresso in Italy? How crazy is that?!” But hold on… Note that what we call espresso here in America is called simply a café in […]

Chicago Espresso

Posted by TheShot on 31 Dec 2005 | Filed under: Foreign Brew

Every once in a while I have the privilege of visiting some place else. Eventhough American cities are becoming more and more homogenized, not everything is a Starbucks. When it comes to espresso, Chicago has a few notable exceptions that I experienced this year. Name Address Neighborhood Espresso [info] Cafe [info] Overall [info] Intelligentsia 53 […]