30 Apr '15, 5am
Espresso Quest in Boston #Archive
Let me say that there are too many cafes in Little Italy. What were they thinking? How could the two of us POSSIBLY sample the goods at EVERY stop? Alas, it was our dutiful task to try, despite the odds. The walk along the Freedom Trail began early. Once we braved, and survived, the madness of the city market, having completed half of the trail, we were revived by the liveliness of Little Italy. After having finished the Church, and having crossed the mall which housed the famous statue of Paul Revere and his horse, a small and clean-looking bar sat before us. The sign above it proudly displayed “Lavazza”; the number one consumed and exported commercial espresso of Italy. I couldn’t stand it anymore. Our stomachs had not yet finished dealing with the early morning breakfast massacre, and our bodies needed encouragement to continue the journey. I led. My friend, I’m sure qu...