Category Archives: il Caffé

“We’re all in the same boat”

The starting cannon fired.  The smoke cleared.  Nothing happened. From a distance they resembled a long mountain range of snow-capped peaks.  Up close they were more than 2,600 becalmed sailboats.  Eventually some of the professional crews sailing state-of-the-art ships captured … Continue reading

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Starbucks: Cerchio completo

Sulla targa commemorativa sulla parete si trova un omaggio a Milano: “La città che ha ispirato i nostri sogni.  Ogni caffè che abbiamo mai servito ci ha portato qui”. Si riferisce ad una visita del 1983 di Howard D. Schultz, … Continue reading

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Starbucks: Full Circle

On a plaque on the wall is an homage to Milan: “The city that inspired our dreams.  Every coffee that we have ever served brought us here.” It refers to a 1983 visit by Howard D. Schultz, Starbucks’ chairman emeritus, who … Continue reading

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