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A baba Vesuvius

A baba Vesuvius

by Simona Vitagliano 150 very tasty and sweet single portions called to represent two eternal symbols of the city of Naples: it is the Babu Vesuvius, prepared in the Gran Caffè Gambrinus laboratory on commission of a client ... very demanding! The Gran Caffè of...

The Coral Museum of Naples

The Coral Museum of Naples

by Simona Vitagliano Naples is a city that gathers, in itself, millennia of history, secrets and treasures. Wonders that, in large part, are collected in the various museums and cultural centers scattered here and there in the metropolis and in the provinces and that,...

A coffee in honor of Saint Gennaro

A coffee in honor of Saint Gennaro

Article written by Michele Sergio and published in Rome on 15 September 2019 The Neapolitan believer, when he needs divine help, has no doubt about the saint to turn to: eyes to heaven and hands joined, he begins his plea to our Patron Saint Gennaro. Beloved not only...

The ten rules of Neapoletan coffee

The ten rules of Neapoletan coffee

Article written by Michele Sergio and published in L'Espresso Neapolitan of the month of September 2019 "Why is coffee in Naples better?" You often hear this sentence; perhaps pronounced by a friend, relative or even a simple acquaintance of northern Italy. Which...

The Gambrinus artists: Vincenzo Volpe

The Gambrinus artists: Vincenzo Volpe

by Simona Vitagliano Among the artists who appear in the halls of the Gambrinus, the painter Vincenzo Volpe, a native of Grottaminarda, in the Avellino area, deserves a special mention, but moved very young to Naples, a city that would have adopted him until his...

The equestrian statues at Piazza Plebiscito

The equestrian statues at Piazza Plebiscito

by Simona Vitagliano On Piazza Plebiscito and on the equestrian statues that dominate it, everything was really said. Passing through the history of the statues of the Royal Palace and ending with the legend that a ruthless Queen Margherita would like to enjoy before...

Neapolitan cold coffees

Neapolitan cold coffees

Eduardo De Filippo used to say that a Neapolitan can give up everything except a cup of coffee. Deep connoisseur of Neapolitan things, the great Neapolitan dramatist certainly was not wrong. In summer, however, with the arrival of heat, not everyone likes to drink the...

The Gambrinus artists: Gaetano Capone

The Gambrinus artists: Gaetano Capone

by Simona Vitagliano In the second room of the Gran Caffè Gambrinus, along with other period paintings, it is possible to admire a canvas by Gaetano Capone called "Sommozzatori" which depicts a classic maritime scene, where the water appears so realistic - in those...

Cafes: gatherings of associations, committees and clubs

Cafes: gatherings of associations, committees and clubs

Article written by Michele Sergio and published in L'Espresso Neapolitan of the month of August 2019 When they opened their doors, in the XVIIIth century, the first "Bottega del Caffè" immediately became the favorite haunt of intellectuals, politicians, writers and...