Smiling Cappuccino – Only in Italy

by Erica Berman


Genoa, June 2009: The search for the perfect cappuccino is on. It’s hard to go wrong when drinking any sort of coffee in Italy, but the smiling cappuccino from the Cafe in Piazza delle Vigne, although good, but not the greatest, takes the award for most adorable. On top of the cute factor, the cafe itself is located in a lovely old square in the heart of the medieval center of Genoa, and offers outdoor munching and people watching at their very best. Smiling cappuccinos? Only in Italy!


Piazza della Vigne & Cafe

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Erica Berman

Erica Berman grew up in Lexington, Mass. After graduating from Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Journalism and an intensive summer at Middlebury College (Vermont), Erica went to Paris with hopes of submerging herself in French culture and perfecting her French -- and she stayed 20 years. Erica is the founder of the HiP Paris Blog and Haven In her former company. She now splits her time between Paris (Montmartre) and Maine (Midcoast). She recently started a non-profit growing organic produce for the food insecure in Maine called Veggies to Table. In her all-too-rare free time, Erica likes to travel off the beaten track, explore Paris and Maine, read, take photos, cook, kayak, hike and enjoy long Sunday brunches with her friends. View Erica Berman's Website

2 comments on “Smiling Cappuccino – Only in Italy

Candice at NotesFromABroad

I have to say that there is a small cafe here in Buenos Aires where they always give me a cup of cafe con leche with a heart …

I really think I need to come your way Candice!

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