A taste of Italy’s coffee culture

Just as tourists and locals can catch a glimpse of the Eiffel Tower without stamping their passports, authentic Italian coffee culture can be found nestled deep within the newest Strip resort.

The Shoppes at Palazzo house the U.S. debut of espressamente illy, a coffee bar experience first launched in 2003 by the internationally renowned illy brand. Featuring high-quality Arabica coffee, paninis, soups and salads, espressamente illy also offers 54 flavors of Italian gelato, chocolates and pastries.

“We are trying to offer an experience more than just traditional coffee as we know it,” said Stefano Ripamonti, the cafĂ©’s owner and operator.

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