Need A Quarantine Break? Embrace Italian Aperitivo

May 30, 2020 487

BY: Melissa Kravitz Hoeffner

You don’t need to leave your house, or even your kitchen-turned-office, to take a much-needed break from quarantine. Aperitivo, the Italian version of happy hour that separates the (often shorter) Italian workday from the evening, is exactly what you need. Turn up some Italian tunes, pour a glass of Prosecco, and, most importantly, sign out of Zoom.

“Aperitivo usually refers to a specific drink, one that can also be non-alcoholic, consumed after work and before dinner as a form of anticipation to the meal, and is usually accompanied by some light snacks,” explains, Rosario Procino a Naples native and owner of New York’s Ribalta. 

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