Tag Archive 'torino_cafes'

Trip Report: Neuv Caval’d Brôns (Torino, Italy)

Posted by TheShot on 03 Nov 2007 | Filed under: Beans, Café Society, Foreign Brew

As for the next installment in our Espresso in Torino and Piemonte series, this time we’re breaking out the big guns. This grand café on the grand Piazza San Carlo is as grand as anything on Venice’s Piazza San Marco. And this square marks the home of a few notable grand cafés in Torino — […]

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 […]

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 […]

Santiago: Feeding My Coffee Addiction in Chile

Posted by TheShot on 16 Oct 2007 | Filed under: Foreign Brew

Now that I am back from my two weeks in Piemonte, Italy — recovering from jet lag and a major caffeine bender — this recently found article seemed like a good start to get back into the swing of things: Feeding My Coffee Addiction in Chile – The Santiago Times – English Language Newspaper in […]

Book Review: Bar d’Italia del Gambero Rosso 2007

Posted by TheShot on 26 Aug 2007 | Filed under: Barista, Café Society, Foreign Brew

I’ve been planning another road trip to Torino this October — my first since 2004. The wine and food are always excellent, the tourists are hard to come by (you can have an Italian city of almost a million people to yourself), Juventus is back in Serie A (and yesterday started the season off smashingly), […]

Take a coffee break in Torino

Posted by TheShot on 07 Feb 2006 | Filed under: Café Society, Foreign Brew

As Torino readies to host the world at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games, many unwary tourists will discover Torino for the first time. One of the things tourists will discover is their excellent cafés and coffee: USATODAY.com – Take a coffee break in Torino. For the record, I love Torino. It is one of my […]

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