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    Bicerin, Turin's Coffee and Hot Chocolate Drink
    Turin is home to bicerin one of the most heavenly drinks you will ever have the pleasure of sipping.

    Chocolate & Sweets
    Many people may not realize this, but Turin has a long tradition for making chocolate. One of the famous drinks in the area is called a bicerin. This was created in the 19th century and it consists of melted chocolate, coffee and milk. If you are looking for chocolate to eat then you will want to try the famous gianduja (gianduia), which is a blend of cocoa, sugar and hazelnuts. Some makers of this chocolate delight include Guido Gobino, Nutella and Peyrano.

    Eat and Drink
    This is a great guide to the cuisine of Turin. Learn about the local specialties, wines, coffee, chocolates, pastries and apéritifs.

    Food & Wine
    In search of local specialities? Discover the typical products, tasty experiences and restaurants that make your stay in Torino a journey into taste.

    The Grissino
    This is a thin and crispy breadstick. The two most famous variations are the stirato, which means straight, and rubata, which means hand rolled. Legend has it that this Torinese invention helped save the life of Victor Amadeus II (The first Savoy king), who was sick with stomach ailments.

    Turin Food
    Have you ever eaten Piemontese cuisine before? If you're curious about the cuisine find out more about Turin food and what to eat on a visit to this elegant city.

    Turin's Cuisine
    The great dishes of Turin's cuisine were born from the mix between the local and the court cuisine, philosophy which was born in the period when Turin was the capital of Savoia Kingdom.

    Turin is the birthplace of vermouth. In 1786, Antonio Benedetto Carpano took white wine and added herbs and spices and created this apertif, which can be used in mixing cocktails and cooking. Some popular brands of vermouth are Campari, Carpano and Martini.

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