Starbucks has just opened its first store in Italy on Friday, and it's officially called the "Reserve Roastery Milan". This stunning building, which was a former post office near the city's Duomo, features a heated, marble-topped coffee bar, complete with a 6.5-meter (22-foot) high bronze cask that customers can watch. It also boasts a cocktail bar and an affogato station that offers made-to-order single-batch ice cream. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
"To celebrate the Italian Roastery's opening, Starbucks' US locations will debut a new beverage called the Cordusio, an espresso-forward mocha with a light dusting of cocoa powder. The drink's name comes from the Reserve Roastery Milan's Piazzo Cordusio location. The new Starbucks Reserve Roastery Milan will open to the public on September 7," reports Hype Beast.