Italians do a lot of things well - fashion, art, architecture, food, and life in general. When it comes to coffee, this truism remains.
There you go, a few topics of conversation to use when chatting up the folks on the elevator or trying to bore away that door-to-door salesman.
Shepherds discovered coffee in Ethiopia circa 800 A.D? Apparently, they noticed that their goats "danced" after eating coffee berries. Then, a monk made a brew and we've been getting our caffeine-induced cha cha on ever since!
Wednesday Wisdom (Or, what do you call a random list of things that have NOTHING to do with US/UK politics?)
There he is, waiting for me on the counter. Hot, steamy and dressed better than everyone else but not vain or self-absorbed. Just an elevated brew, ready to sweep me off my feet for however long we have together...