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Caffè Pasticceria Piccardo

Imperia, Liguria, Italy | 43°53′N 8°2′E Piazza Dante Alighieri, 2, 18100 Imperia IM, Italy Caffè Pasticceria Piccardo was founded in 1905 by Giacomo Piccardo in Oneglia, now joined with Porto Maurizio creating the City of Imperia. Located in the centre of the portici, the covered shopping area of Imperia, the facade stands out in its …

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Mirto

An often-overlooked part of the Italian coast is the island of Sardinia and the French Island of Corsica in the Tyrrhenian Sea. With the heavy influence of maritime trade, the spread of traditional drinks has extended to other regions of both countries. Credited to pirates and privateers/corsari, Mirto spread through the Mediterranean as a result of …

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The Caffès of Turin

The great Italian philosopher and novelist Umberto Eco once said “Without Italy, Turin would be more or less the same thing. But without Turin, Italy would be very different.” There are few cities in the world that can claim a pedigree like Turin: the first capital of Italy, the heart of the Italian Risorgimento, the …

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