Prepare to Caffeinate Coffee. Aside from our affection for Scotch and old school French wine, it’s fair to report that indulgent caffeinated drinks are our only addiction. And we’re not talking ‘double doubles’ from Tim Hortons. No sir. We’re talking rich aromatic brews, topped with hedonistic frothy crema, pulled with love (not [...]
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The ghost in the machines From his long-running shop on Davenport, Giacomo Zuccarini was the man who taught Toronto how to make a good cup of coffee. STORY BY MICAH TOUB BRISTOL | DAVENPORT In 1954, Giacomo Zuccarini imported the very first espresso machine to Toronto, a city where it would now be [...]
Attempting pumpkin lattes this morning 🎃 #pumpkin #pumpkinlatte #latteart#coffeelovers #torontolife #zuccarini
Espresso whip cream shots this afternoon #zuccarini #whip #whippedcream#espresso #drinks #barista #baristalife #fall #autumn #shots
The Life of a Canadian Icon by Richard Syrett, The Globe and Mail. Reprinted from June 8, 2000 Restaurant pioneer, dancer, lover of women – and a good cup of coffee. ____________________________ Long before Starbucks or Tim Hortons there was Giacomo Zuccarini. For 46 years, as the exclusive distributor of Gaggia espresso [...]
The Jewels of Food for People with Taste Before there was a gourmet coffee shop on every corner, Giacomo Zuccarini was introducing Torontonians to the sublime pleasures of proper Italian espresso, importing Canada’s very first espresso machine an incredible 50 years ago. With that groundbreaking event, the famous Gaggia line was introduced [...]