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Omnivore - Give me Lavazza or don't wake me up

I never thought of myself as a brand loyalist, but when I stopped at Whole Foods on Ponce de Leon Avenue to buy the espresso I use every morning and found they were no longer selling it, I went nuts.

The espresso is Lavazza, which is almost half the cost of $14 Illy, but whose flavor I prefer. I'm not going to try to find all the right adjectives to describe the Italian import's viscosity, its sunlit crema, its sweetness that is never cloying, its faint bitterness, its almost-floral aroma, its full-bodied but smooth flavor that never turns too intense nor too flat, its capacity to convince me to go on living every morning, its ...





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