The World's Best Cup of Coffee
Where to Find it...
lovers: You can now purchase this coffee online! Check
out the Tazza
d'oro site. Is it worth the price? Only you can decide.
The curator of these
pages on 30 December, 1997, standing in front of the Roman
cafe known as Tazza d'oro. Located at via degli
Orfani 84 (within sight of the Pantheon), Tazza d'oro,
in the judgement of many, serves the world's best coffee.
to watch him drink a cup---or click
here to watch an enhanced version; RealPlayer
is required in both instances.)
The curator had made a 180 mile journey from Florence for the sole purpose of
drinking a single cup of Tazza d'oro coffee.
Was it worth the trip? Of course...He made the same journey in
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 2003, 2004, 2005,2006 and 2007.
The curator drinks.
He enjoyed his first cup of coffee at Tazza d'oro
in September 1967. He immediately concluded it was the best he
For years he ranted of the virtues of Tazza d'oro
to all who would listen. Most considered him a crackpot.
He has been somewhat vindicated by an article that appeared several
years ago in the sunday New York Times travel
section, and by a piece that Michael Specter wrote for the October
19, 1998 issue of The New Yorker magazine.
How Can I get to Tazza d'oro?
Take either the 70, 81, 90, 90b, 186 or 482 bus. Tazza d'oro
is open from 7 am to 8 pm. Tazza d'oro is closed
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by Rich Samuels (e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org)