Ciao from Rome! Happy 2017!! This year will bring to us several big news, we are working very hard on them. Our book continues to be offered on Amazon with a discount, but soon we will publish a new one: "We the Italians in 2016". It will have both the English and the Italian version of the 24 interviews published in 2016, plus in the ebook there...

Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O), the world's biggest coffee chain, is in talks with an Italian partner to open branches in Italy, one of the few major markets where it has yet to make an entrance, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Corriere della Sera newspaper reported that the U.S. company was negotiating with Italian businessman An...

Italians have not invented coffee, yet the passion they have for it makes the rest of world believe they discovered it. Around the end of the sixteen century, it was Venice where coffee was first introduced. Thanks to its trade relationship with the Eastern countries.   Initially, coffee was considered a valuable beverage due to its high pri...

by Michal Addady   Starbucks SBUX -0.69% is adding a new summer drink to its menu. Starting on Thursday, locations in the U.S. and Canada will serve Affogato-style Frappuccinos. The new beverage is inspired by the Italian dessert, affogato—a scoop of ice cream drowned in a shot of espresso. This new Starbucks version will feature one of...

By Clint Rainey   Keep it coming. Photo: Jose Luis Stephens/Masterfile/CorbisGreat news: The benefits of coffee are so plentiful that a new study has linkeddrinking two extra cups per day to a 44 percent drop in the risk of developing cirrhosis, an awful liver disease brought on by too much booze.   Researchers at England's Southampto...

What: Lavazza, Italy's Favorite Coffee, celebrates National Coffee Day with a weekend of complimentary tastings. Guests are welcome to stop The Grove and enjoy samples of Lavazza's premium specialty coffee blends. Where: The Park at The Grove, 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90036 When: Friday, September 26, 2014 through Sunday, Se...

People with hearing impairments will soon be able to order a coffee more easily in bars in Trieste, thanks to a special menu in sign language. The menu is styled as a 'visual dictionary' that can be used as a clear and unambiguous tool for deaf people and bar staff to communicate with each other.   This is the aim of the project "Listen with...

by Marc Torrence   People who regularly drink coffee could be less at risk for the early stages of Alzheimer's and dementia, a new study recently found. Researchers at the University of Bari Aldo Moro in Italy studied 1,445 people 65-84 years old over an average of three and a half years.   They were looking for signs of mild cog...

Durante il 2° Forum Wpp The European House-Ambrosetti, l'ad di Lavazza (www.lavazza.it), Antonio Baravalle, ha raccontato l'esperienza della sua azienda alle prese con il mercato Oltreoceano.   L'ambizione di Lavazza per il Nord America è quella di farne il secondo mercato dopo l'Italia, nei prossimi cinque anni: i fattori chiave saranno la...

by Kate Heddings   Did you know that burping at dinner in India is a sign of appreciation? Or that slurping your soup in Japan is totally appropriate? Knowing the ins and outs of table manners in other countries is a pretty handy thing. In her new cookbook, Love is Eating, which focuses on simple, healthy Italian recipes, Paola Lovisetti S...