History and curiosity of almond paste

by Simona Vitagliano How much we like almond paste! With its versatility and that sweet and unique flavor in the world, it is the basis of many sweets belonging to the Neapolitan pastry, but its roots go deeper into the south: in Sicily. Also called royal pasta,...

How tourists drink coffee in Naples

Article written by Michele Sergio and published in Rome on 16 June 2019 A generous, hospitable, chaotic and in some ways still undiscovered city, Naples enters the new millennium with a positive energy thanks also to the rediscovery of its own history, for too long...

The Gambrinus artists: Pietro Scoppetta

by Simona Vitagliano The Gambrinus has always been a cultural salon and promoter for many artists, during all the eras it has experienced since its foundation. Witnesses are the rivers of verses of poems and songs that have been written at his tables and the many...

When the Gambrinus was the seat of the Banco di Napoli

by Simona Vitagliano When we talk about traditions, we Neapolitans are really very habitual: there are customs, places and entire bodies that continue to live in our memory even when they clash - losing - against modernity. An example is the Banco di Napoli, just...

Naples in the world: our online shop, ambassador of delicacies

by Simona Vitagliano We know very well how difficult it is for a Neapolitan to leave his land or to let the stranger who lives so far from our reality taste the true flavors of the Neapolitan gastronomic culture. For this reason, and for many other objectives of this...

A special classification for Neapolitan coffee

Article written by Michele Sergio and published in IL ROMA on 02 June 2019 1) -Number 1 of Italian coffees - Those who visit Naples do not just admire its architectural and landscape wonders but are also looking for a perhaps more interesting aspect: the Neapolitan...

Massimo Troisi and the Neapolitan coffee

Article written by Michele Sergio and published in L'Espresso Neapolitan of the month of June 2019 Shy, introverted, awkward. Proud,  strong-willed. Dedicated to the Neapolitan dialect. Massimo Troisi, our great Massimo, an icon of the southern young man of the late...