The history of the statues of the Royal Palace

by Simona Vitagliano "Who pee on the floor?" "I don't know anything about it" "It was me, so what?" Unsheathing the sword: "Let us escape!" No, it is not the script of a comic film, but the story that has been given to the statues that appear in the niches of the...

Who was the bartender preparing more coffee?

Article written by Michele Sergio and published in Il Roma on 19 May 2019 That the Gambrinus is a monument of Naples is known throughout the world, and that in its rooms one can still breathe the atmosphere of the Neapolitan Belle Époque is evident to anyone who sets...

The Gambrinus and the cinema

by Simona Vitagliano The Gambrinus is one of the most "dense" places in Naples due to its history, hospitality and fame: the most influential personalities of several centuries sat at its tables and the verses of songs and poems that became part of the cultural...

Saint’Anna of the Lombardi: the historic Neapolitan church

by Simona Vitagliano Naples is the city of the 500 domes, as it has been defined since the eighteenth century, since over the course of about 17 centuries it has stormed its territory with an incredible number of religious buildings, including churches, convents and...

A thousand ways to make coffee in Naples

Article written by Michele Sergio and published in Il Roma on 05 May 2019 In the city of coffee par excellence, our dear Naples, in ancient times coffee was drunk pure, without added sugar or other ingredients. It was prepared with Neapolitan cuccumella and simply...

Mom and Neapolitan coffee

Article written by Michele Sergio and published in L'Espresso Neapolitan of the month of May 2019 Those who live in the shadow of Vesuvius begin their day with the ubiquitous "Tazzulella e cafè." It is the mother who, almost always, first to wake up, prepares, with...

The Gambrinus and YouTube

The year was 2005, precisely on April 23, when for the first time the Gran Caffè Gambrinus landed on one of the most famous social media channels in the world or Youtube, posting what became the first, in a long series of videos. From that moment on, the publications...