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Ordering Coffee In Italy

Italian coffee phenomenon is a worldwide machine and while coffee itself came from the Arabian peninsula, it is today synonymous with Italy itself. Naturally, coffee bars outside Italy tend to cling on to the Italian heritage just as you find Chinese restaurants outside of China. Here, then, are the commandments…

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Bistros, Restaurants and Brasseries

A lot of people use these three terms interchangeably. Restaurants, bistros and brasseries to many mean only slight differences and astonishingly, many think that the difference lies in the size of the establishment. Here’s a little backstory (much of which is taught in schools) to go with the classifications and…

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Origin Story of the Cappuccino

Coffee consumption began in Turkey under the Ottoman empire and it spread to the western world through Europe. But back then coffee was enjoyed in the traditional Ottoman style by bringing water and coffee to boil together. The British though eventually began to steep and filter coffee by the end…

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Origin Story of the American Hamburger

Did you know there is a town in Germany by the name of Hamburg? And if you think that the American hamburger has something to do with this town then you are right. In fact, the origin story of America’s favorite binge menu item, owes much of its time to…