Today we want to suggest a place pretty much to avoid if you don’t want to eat desserts. Pavé was conceived in 2012 by three friends with “an obsession for yeast”. This obsession was clearly widely shared, because in a couple of years the word started to spread around town, along with the legend that here you can have the best breakfast in Milan.

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Here are some things that we really like about Pavé: first of all they give equal importance to any meal, included the afternoon snack (a very special moment, especially for those who study or work and have an intense need for sugar), second: their tomato soup can’t be missed out by those who love the king of the vegetables. Third: here there is always a vegan alternative for those who don’t eat animal derived food, which is an honorable choice of the chefs. Last but not least, here is the reason we suggest to go to Pavé without a second thought: almost all tables are shared.

Photo by Alice Gemignani

If you spend lunch, aperitivo, or the whole day working at this bar, you’re entering a shared space (something we really like); so leave behind that meter and a half you usually put between yourself and people you don’t know and get ready to welcome your tablemate with a smile. Sure, during the rush hour (which means the main meals and weekends) the bar is always crowded, but during mornings and afternoons is a place where many students and freelance go to make up for the duties with a sweet break.

Pavé is so good that it had to place a couple of spin-offs in two other corners of the city: Pavé Break, mainly about delivery, and Pavé Gelati e Granite, the ideal place during summer. “We would like to make that kind of ice-cream that it’s ok even if you eat two”, writes Pavé stuff on their page. Don’t worry, we’re probably going to have three or four.

Photo by Alice Gemignani

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