THE “3 MEALS IN 3 COUNTRIES” CHALLENGE

I recently read an article by a fellow American and writer, Noah Charney, who lives in Slovenia, about his Ski and Swim Challenge. Basically, Slovenia, our lovely neighbor to the north and east, boasts “that the country is so compact, with such a diversity of terrain, that you can ski in the morning and swim…

GELATERIA ZAMPOLLI

The cover photo is misleading since often, cars are triple-parked and customers are spilling out onto the sidewalk. Zampolli is one of the top ice-cream shops in Trieste, famous for its great variety of flavors and high quality ice cream. Triestini often debate about where the best ice cream is to be had – Some say Zampolli is…

GELATERIA ARNOLDO O.

Gelateria  Arnoldo O. on Viale Miramare, continues to satisfy triestines’ and tourists’ ice-cream cravings alike. The story goes that the Arnoldo brothers, Attilio and Olivio, to escape the misery of life in Val di Zoldo, a small mountain town in the region, headed to Vienna to learn how to make ice-cream. When WW1 erupted they returned to…