Back on to Italians Extreme passion!

October 13th 2011 by Silvia

Italian historical CafèItalian historical CafèCredits: Locali storici d'Italia

The passion that Italians have for Espresso is unbelievable and this is why CharmingItaly usually back on to the same topic: Caffè! Some of you may be pleased to know which are  the smallest historical cafés in the world... Caffè Mulassano and Caffè al Bicerin, both in Turin, are historical and exquisite buildings date back to nineteenth century where the extreme passion for coffee and traditional décor are still alive. Caffè Mulassano is, not only the realm of coffee, but also the place where tramezzini (sandwiches) were invented! The member of the House of Savoy used to pop in the bar to drink their espresso in privacy while Caffè al Bicerin was the favourite one of the musician Puccini, the philosopher Nietzsche, the minister Cavour, the poet Gozzano and the writers Calvino, just to name a few.This historical Cafè have maintained the elegance and refinement of the ancient times... ordered an espresso at Mulassano and Bicerin caffè is a flavoring experience!

Have you ever ordered an espresso in the italian smallest historical cafés?

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