Location : Milan, Via Carlo Tenca
Special Perks : Extended breakfast beyond simple Milanese brioche & café, picture perfect (and delicious) pastry, range of tea selection (a rare factor in Italy).
Must try : Crostatina con confettura di gelsi neri e lamponi. Ejoy quietly in the corner, surrounded by plush pillows and an espresso in hand of course. Order the famous Cannolo Siciliano and eat it too, as you causally pretend to wait on a friend.
Gelsomina Pasticceria is hidden from the general touristic crowd, located near the Central station, sharing neighbourhood with quirky designer shops and bars. It can host quite a crowd and so reservation for lunch is unnecessary. A selection of alcoholic beverages is available at your disposal throughout the day. Alluring interiors invite a scope of blogger-student flock, stylish Milanese ladies and go-passers by. A wonderful feeling of staying in the summer garden remains even in the colder months. We dare you to try and keep your phone away from the lovely contrast of tile floors, porcelain sets, and marble tables. Gelsomina is open every day (except Tuesday) from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m..