Avio, Lecce: Don't Get What You Want, Get What You Need

Written by Katie Parla on May 29, 2010


Have you ever ordered something at a cafe and totally thought you knew what you were getting but then got something totally different and were incredibly happy to be served that something that you didn’t even know you wanted? That is exactly what happened to me at Avio in Lecce yesterday. I asked for an espressino freddo and just assumed I would get a shot of coffee on ice. I got so much more.

After ordering the wrong/right thing, I watched as the barista landed a dollup of whipped cream in a goblet, poured espresso into the glass, and topped it all off with cremino and a bit of caramel sauce. My friend Audrey was even luckier. Her espressino came with a spoonful of Nutella. All this deliciousness for €1.70 each. Suck it Starbucks.

corner of Via Trinchese and Via XV Luglio
Lecce – Italia

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