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Maple Latte at Toykio Gallery & Coffee

A little bit of Canadian flavour is probably the last thing you’d expect in a trendy art gallery, café and shop in the middle of Düsseldorf’s Japanese Quarter. I was expecting whacky, and weirdly wonderful Japanese flavours at Toykio, but I was surprised that their Maple Latte managed to blow my mind!

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Latte Macchiato with Cocoa Paste at Café Zettel’s Traum

Café Zettel’s Traum in Leverkusen-Opladen could easily become my new favourite café! Reading lamps on the tables, shelves full of books and papers, comfy chairs and a sofa – this is a writer’s dream! Good thing then that this is where my NaNoWriMo group meets!

As it is winter, I decided to try a coffee with a twist and I was not disappointed!

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Hazelnut Espresso Affogato at Eiscafé Rialto

Eiscafé Rialto in Solingen, Germany, has been my favourite ice cream parlour for more than a decade.
Recently, owner Vita offered me a new drink from the menu: affogato al caffè, also known as Espresso Affogato. It means: “drowned in coffee” and that’s exactly what it is.

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