Pubs and coffees
The inns were of large rooms, where there were barrels of different sizes and in the center stood the table and from the morning you could meet merchants, nobles, gondoliers to share a shade of wine.
In the evening you could sit on benches fake where they were served dishes and wine from the Greek islands.
The tavern has always gathered classes of various kinds, the place for public relations and beyond the playful aspect we exchange all kinds of information, including work.
The city being a great pedestrian area, creates a continuous interaction of information between the people you meet and the taverns and cafes become even extemporarily office.
Greatly anticipating the time the Venetians loved to meet in cafes and taverns to share the everyday, with ethnic groups from all over Europe, which were well accepted, especially if good traders.
Also let us not forget the influence of secular Middle East and Eastern Europe due to the large trade. This has certainly influenced the way of trade of the Venetians, and the lifestyle.
The coffee shops instead make their first appearance at the end of the '600, when it was imported from Constantinople kahve name of the seed, from which we get the invigorating drink black coffee for the note. The first coffee shop was opened in 1683 under the Procurators of San Marco and soon encountered a great appreciation so much so that in 1700 there were about 34 coffee shops.
In St. Mark's Square, there are the oldest and most famous cafe, where you can enjoy an ice cream or coffee at the sound of music, sitting in the living room more beautiful D'Europe.
By Roberta Michieletto