Category Archives: Little Italy NYC

Life Is Beautiful – Mr. Brainwash – Campbell’s Condensed Tomato Spray – NE Corner of Kenmare & Mott- Little Italy, NY

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Indian Chief – Dionysis Was A Freak To Me – Mott Street, Little Italy NYC

Indian Chief - Dionysis Was A Freak To Me - Mott Street, Little Italy NYC

Indian Chief - Dionysis Was A Freak To Me - Mott Street, Little Italy NYC
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Ferrara Bakery & Café – Grand Street, Little Italy NYC

Ferrara Bakery & Café - Grand Street, Little Italy NYC
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“Ferrara – America’s First Espresso Bar Since 1892”

There were several technological inventions begun in the early to mid-1800?s that worked on the concept of brewing coffee faster, but it was not until 1901 that an Italian named Luigi Bezzera patented a machine that employed steam pressure to force water through ground coffee held in clampable filters. ¹

Bezzera Espresso Machine
Click for a history of espresso.

Schematic of Original Bezzera Espresso Machine
History of Espresso

¹ Technology Studies in Education : Research Portal
http://lrs.ed.uiuc.edu/students/tchen3/esphistory.html