Enjoy coffee in Italy like an Italian—know the difference between an espresso and a caffe americano, figure out when you should pay at a cafe, and never order a cappuccino after a meal!
The number of places labeled “bar” in your average Italian city would make you think all Italians have a drinking problem. They do: a coffee drinking problem! That’s because a “bar” is actually what we would call a “cafe.” (And, confusingly, a caffè actually means a “coffee”… but more on that later).
At the bar, you usually have to pay for your coffee before ordering it
Don’t order a cappuccino after noon…
Obviously, a latte in an American or British Starbucks isn’t the same as a latte in Italy (milk).
Instead, here are the most popular Italian coffee phrases you should know:
- Latte macchiato
- Caffè americano
- Caffè lungo
See on www.walksofitaly.com
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