Guido Ristorante Pollenzo

Overall Rating: 7.850

Address: Via Fossano, 19
Cross Street(s): Via del Teatro, in the large Slow Food university complex
City, State ZIP: Pollenzo, CN 12060
Phone: +39.0172.458422
Hours: Tu-Sa 8pm-12am
Type of Establishment: Restaurant
Cafe Rating: 8.20
Barista: 8
Savvy: 8
Ambiance: 9
Presentation: 8
Consistency: N/A
Espresso Machine: Faema
Coffee Rating: 7.50
Aroma: 6
Body: 8
Brightness: 8
Crema: 7
Flavor: 8
Taster's Correction: 0.5
Size: M
Primary Taste: Pungent
Coffee Beans: Caffè Mokabar
Cup Manufacturer: Schönhuber Franchi SpA
Price: $2.80
Last Update: 10/11/2007
First Reviewed: 10/11/2007
Notes: None

Chef Piero Alciati takes his mother's cooking to this gastronomic complex and Pollenzo castle grounds. The setting is exquisite. The food here equally so. Using a three-group Faema in the back kitchen, they pull espresso shots with a coagulated but thinner medium brown crema. It has a splotchy consistency with some of the espresso surface exposed. But the shot is the perfect size. The resulting cup is potent and herbal (thyme, etc.). A good restaurant espresso. ?2.