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What the Heck Is an Affogato

What the Heck Is an Affogato

We have a lot of foods to thank the Italians for: pizza, prosciutto, Parmesan cheese, virtually every pasta sauce imaginable, risotto, lasagna, tiramisu — the list goes on! But the Italians have more secrets up their sleeve, and it’s time to uncover them. The latest Italian treat to add to your repertoire? The affogato, your […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Aperol Spritz

Everything You Need to Know About the Aperol Spritz

Italy has many famous and delicious beverages. There’s wine like Barolo, Chianti, and Super Tuscans. There’s ubiquitous Italian beer like Peroni. Nothing, however, has as strong a claim to being “Italy’s drink” as a low-alcohol cocktail called the Aperol Spritz. The drink is built around Aperol, a semi-sweet, slightly bitter, 11-percent-alcohol-by-volume aperitif from northern Italy. Aperol Spritz is […]

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