Eataly Dallas, home to all things wheat and gluten, is opening a coffeeshop. Called Caffè Lavazza, it'll be an Italian-style, all-day café and bar, in partnership with Lavazza, an Italian coffee company. The cafe will serve breakfast, lunch, and "merenda" for dining-in or to-go. Merenda is an afternoon snack, so if you want a real meal for dinner,...

Want the inside scoop about Italian coffee traditions? Curious to learn the difference between Italy's variety of prosciutti crudi? Eataly is now on Clubhouse! Join our team as we sit down every Thursday for conversations with our producers, our team, and other experts about the stories behind our favorite food and drink. Check out the schedule and...

The arrival of Trucillo Italian coffee in the United States starts in the New York Greater Area. The Campania-based roasting company, which has been family-owned for three generations, could be defined as a boutique if it weren’t for its highly innovative and technological features which make it a flagship of the Salerno industrial area. Trucillo o...

As a young boy, Fabio Guggeri’s chores included keeping the family’s stove-top Moka Express coffee pots clean, and ready for use. In a way, he never stopped. Now a 56-year-old IT professional, Guggeri also runs a small Facebook group aimed at “everyone who prefers coffee made with a Moka.” “All the alternatives to the Moka are designed to make coff...

The unusual calm of Gran Caffè Gambrinus in Naples, a legendary cafe that has been emptied by coronavirus restrictions, belies the turmoil roiling Italy’s coffee community. The cafe is part of a clash between Neapolitan coffee culture and that of larger Italy, both of which are seeking international recognition for their contributions to world coff...

Italian espresso coffee is worth about 5 billion euros. Manufacturing companies employ almost 10 thousand workers, and 3 billion cups are consumed every day. This Italian excellence is now a candidate for UNESCO heritage status. The Italian Minister of Agriculture, Stefano Patuanelli, has announced the presentation of the candidatures of the “Rite...

Wendy Pojmann wasn’t planning on writing an entire book about espresso. In fact, she was in Italy for something entirely different — researching the history of Italian women in the Cold War at the Central Archives of the State in Rome. That’s when she stumbled on a great idea. “I was engaged in the conversation about espresso with the barista there...

Whether you are an aspiring home barista just starting to experiment with different coffee drinks or an expert with years of experience creating your favorite java, selecting a new espresso machine can be a daunting task. There are several features to consider when buying your machine, including quality, maintenance, size, convenience of use, locat...

On her first day working at the cafe she’d bought with her husband, Anna Agovino was nervous. “I’d never made espresso. I’d never made a cappuccino in my life,” she said. But that changed quickly. “In one day, I learned,” she said. Over two decades later, she remains both the barista and the fiery personality behind La Casa del Caffe in the Morris...

The love affair between coffee and the Italians has been going on for more than six centuries. Coffee is Italy's iconic drink and, without it, it is difficult to start the day. Having a coffee at the bar is more than just a pleasant habit. It is a ritual, a tradition of the whole country from north to south, and few can do without it. There are man...