Bar and Schiacciata
Today I’d like to introduce a bar that I enjoyed recently.
Ops Caffe, an associate shop of Tutto Bene Bar, is unexpectedly located in Coop, a suburban supermarket.
It’s a bookstore as well, and the fact that it is located in a supermarket keeps this bar very busy with customers.
It’s said that the busier the bar is, the better their caffe is, because their coffee beans stay fresh and fresh water is constantly going through the machines.
At the banco (bar counter), customers disorderly call out their orders like “Coffee!” “I’m having macchiato!” “I’d like macchiato, too, but with more milk!”
It amazes me to see the barista handling all these orders without mistakes. I’m sure they have to be smart and good at memorizing.
Bar Tutto bene http://www.tuttobene-bar.it/eventi/
Viuzzo delle Case Nuove, 9, 50018 Firenze
Nearest Tram Station “Nenni torregalli” Located in Coop
On the weekend, I went beyond the mountains to go to Consuma, a famous town for schiacciata (white flat bread). You definitely need a car to go to this small town in a mountain.
My friend who went with me suggested this bar, “Chalet il Valico”.
Their schiacciata was crispy with moderate salt flavor, and I ordered mortadella (Bologna sausage) as a filling.
Besides good taste of their food, the bar itself looked very cozy and charming with log interior and exterior. We saw many local people enjoying themselves in this bar having warm schiacciata in one hand and a glass of local wine in the other hand.
We also had dolce (dessert) called Pesche toscana.
It’s named after it looking like a peach. It’s kind of like a pink donut covered by lots of sugar with cream inside. Yes, it’s very sweet.
Although we enjoyed this dessert, we certainly refused to face its calories! lol
Chalet il Valico
Via Consuma, 60, 52010 Località Consuma, Montemignaio AR, Italia
It’s nice to drive up in the mountains once in a while.