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Established by Torinese cousins, Moriondo and Gariglio, from Turin in 1850, Moriondo & Gariglio brings the chocolate-making traditions of the Piedmont region to the capital. This shop sells an impressive quantity of chocolates, pralines, fruit jellies and delicious almond crunch, all made from original recipes according to old Piedmontese traditions. Do not forget to try out their bonbons, when visiting this place. The packaged chocolates are a work of art in themselves., which make perfect gifts for your loved one.
The guys at Tazza D'Oro know that coffee has been through the thick and thin of age old traditions and time immemorial. No wonder, it shows in their finely ground and painstakingly prepared coffee which is aromatic and lip smacking good. To some it may be a wake up call, while for a few others it might just be a reason to keep them charged through the day. Apart from coffee, they also have a small selection of teas on offer and for those who don't like their coffee virgin, they have the liqueur variety too. Whatever your cravings, a cup of Tazza d'Oro is all you need to spruce up your taste buds.
This historic café in Piazza Navona has been open since the early 19th Century. Initially, it operated as a guesthouse and then as a restaurant & bar. It reached the peak of its success in 1946, thanks to a truffle-inspired confection which was invented by its manager, the secret recipe of which has been handed down ever since. The specialty is the tartufo (truffle) but there is also an array of coffee variations, all of excellent quality. There are many tables outside which are always filled with tourists or businessmen.
On the cusp of Piazza della Repubblica you will find this Sicilian gem, an idiosyncratic bakery whose clientele is spread far outside the Eternal City. A mid-century ambiance, to-die-for Sicilian treats and a dose of piano symphonies - all rolled in one venue in the heart of the romantic city. Go for the cassata, cannoli, cornetto, gelato, arancini or just a warm cuppa on a lazy afternoon. And they will gladly wrap the goodies in cute little boxes for you to take home. Definitely a must visit between all the sightseeing.
Enoteca Costantini is renowned for its extensive wine selection; no matter where you look, rows and rows of bottles are all you see. It is an absolute treat for wine connoisseurs, who get an opportunity to widen their personal collection. You will be able to pick from among 4000 wine labels, and there are over 1000 other spirits as well.
Established in 1857, Borsalino has been making the world a more stylish place by providing it with finely crafted hats of the highest quality for both men and women. Their hats undergo thirteen processes and take seven weeks to complete the production cycle; this in itself should be an indicator of the high quality of their products. It might cost a tiny fortune, but a hat from Borsalino is so much more than just a style statement.
There is a saying 'good food leads to good thoughts' is apt for Le Creperie di Testaccio's philosophy. For more than 25 years, the restaurant has been alluring diners with their crepes both savory and sweet from all across the world. Their lunch and dinner menu differ each other where you will find the likes of pastas and other Mediterranean dishes during the day while the nightly feast is vast featuring the crepes, wraps, appetizers and more. Using only organic ingredients in their dishes, their food is distinctly flavorful and appealing. They have a small wine list from all parts of Italy and also offer teas of different varieties such as orange, wild berries and more.
Castrioni, a renowned chain of stores, offers quality and delicious coffee roasts of all kinds from all over the world. Castrioni's humble beginnings go far back to 1932. The founder Umberto began his business by selling coffee in a small stall by the Tiber. He later went on to establish this outlet on Via Cola di Rienzo, that is one of the most popular coffee shops loved by locals and visitors to the city. They also offer a selection of cheese, soups and pasta. The staff is polite and extremely professional. A must-visit for all caffeine-lovers.
Neve di Latte stands for the simple joys of eating delicious ice-creams in a guiltless manner. Made from fresh, organic ingredients it offers a colorful and vibrant range of gelato that incorporates plenty of usual and unusual flavors.Apart from the vinegar flavor that is a treat for the adventurous foodie, the Chocolate and Hazel, Pistachios and Pear are incredibly mouth-watering. The gelato retains the realness of the fruits from which it is made and the milk and eggs are locally sourced. The thickness of the ice-cream is what bowls one over, each mouthful having a creamy finish to it.
This cake shop is a true gourmet's delight. All kinds of currant buns and yeast cakes are sold here for breakfast, ready-made food and cakes, including fruit pies and cream puffs, are on sale during the day, and croissants and warm rolls are available until late at night.
Have a hankering for a bar of chocolate with an old traditional flavor, perhaps made by Venchi or Baratti? Maybe you would prefer a great bottle of wine or a jar of Argentine caramel cream? Whether you are a hopeless gourmet addict or simply a lover of good food, at Enoteca Di Biagio you will surely find something just for you. The tens of gastronomic specialties, both savory and sweet offered, as well as the selection of wines make Enoteca Di Biagio an authentic Foodie Haven. For Christmas and Easter, as well as other festivities, the center of sweets prepares unique gift collections with specialties from the region, nation and abroad.