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Rome's Best Cappuccino at The Historic Sciascia Caffe' 1919

Rome's Best Cappuccino at The Historic Sciascia Caffe' 1919 | Italia Mia | Scoop.it

More than 2,000 satisfied Romans, the majority lawyers working at the nearby legal offices and courts, make a daily stop at the historic Sciascia Caffe 1919 in the Prati neighborhood.
It is a Roman institution, but it is rarely mentioned on lists of “musts” for visitors, and one could pass by without even noticing the entrance....Rome’s best cappuccino is served in delicate Richard Ginori porcelain cups...

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Letter from Italy: say no to cappuccino during or after a meal - guardian.co.uk

Letter from Italy: say no to cappuccino during or after a meal - guardian.co.uk | Italia Mia | Scoop.it

Having a cappuccino after a meal in Italy isn't considered sacrilege or barbarism or heresy or a crime, though you can be forgiven for sometimes getting an impression of that sort. No, it's simply un-Italian. The Italian reaction to this visceral affront can go from stoic forbearance to a furrowing of the brow, right to hyenic derision or a theatrical churning of the stomach.

Cappuccino here is generally considered a breakfast component, very often taken with a brioche – the now staple Italian breakfast – and most typically in a bar or cafe. Cappuccino can also be had as a snack in between meals, but never after one.

Simply put, ordering a cappuccino in a pizzeria is like yelling out for a bowl of breakfast cereal. You wouldn't do it. Would you?

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Cibando's comment, October 17, 2012 4:35 AM
so true!