After our lunch date at Geno’s (South Philly: Date Night at Genos Steaks), Geno brought us over to Rim Cafe, a chocolate shop with the essence of the French Riviera, but with Italian cafe tradition. I had never known that a place like this existed in Philadelphia- and was immediately brought back to my days studying abroad, with quaint little coffee shops, and incredibly friendly owners. As they say at Rim Cafe, they don’t want customers, they want friends.
Philadelphia, PA - In Europe, the coffee was first imported to Italy. The trading between Venice merchants and the other country merchants such as North African, Egyptian and Eastern. After the coffee was introduced to the Venetian, the coffee was widely used in Venice and the other countries in Europe. The coffee house was first opened in Italy in 1645.
Philly's Northern Liberties Neighborhood, is becoming a very popular neighborhood, with so many new homes being constructed it only makes sense that you’d need a neighborhood coffee shop for friends to converse, read, or work quietly.