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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.