Posts Tagged ‘Caffe del Commercio’

July 9th, 2009 - 9:46 am § in 2. Life in Piazza

All Is Well in Cagli

by Monica Jennings What a symphony of excitement and serenity!  It’s 5:56 late Sunday afternoon at the Piazza Giacomo Mattiotti- the heartbeat of Cagli, a small city in the Marque region of southern Italy.  The unavoidable yet pleasant gravitational pull of the Piazza unites the community. [...]

July 9th, 2009 - 5:20 am § in Women

Melissa the Barista

By Millie S. Liu There are very few female baristas in Italy. There are few inter-ethnic Italians. Cagli has both. At 20 years old, she is one of the few successful baristas in her profession and fell into it by accident after answering a job posting. Her barista lessons began at 16. She exudes ener[...]