Will espresso-loving Italy embrace country's 1st Starbucks?

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Will espresso-loving Italy embrace country's 1st Starbucks?

In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2108, a view of the Starbucks store in Milan, Italy. Starbucks opens its first store in Italy Friday, betting that premium brews and novelties like a heated marble-topped coffee bar will win patrons in a country fond of its espresso rituals. Decades ago, MilanÂ's coffee bars had inspired the chainÂ's vision. Starbucks hopes clients will linger at Starbucks Reserve Roastery, where they can watch beans being roasted, sip Reserve coffee or have cocktails at a mezzanine-level bar in a cavernous space that once was a post office near the cityÂ's Duomo, or cathedral. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
The Associated Press In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2108, a waiter serves cappuccini at the Starbucks store in Milan, Italy. Starbucks opens its first store in Italy Friday, betting that premium brews and novelties like a heated marble-topped coffee bar will win patrons in a country fond of its espresso rituals. Decades ago, MilanÂ's coffee bars had inspired the chainÂ's vision. Starbucks hopes clients will linger at Starbucks Reserve Roastery, where they can watch beans being roasted, sip Reserve coffee or have cocktails at a mezzanine-level bar in a cavernous space that once was a post office near the cityÂ's Duomo, or cathedral. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
The Associated Press In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2108, a waiter adds chocolate to coffee cups, at the Starbucks store in Milan, Italy. Starbucks opens its first store in Italy Friday, betting that premium brews and novelties like a heated marble-topped coffee bar will win patrons in a country fond of its espresso rituals. Decades ago, MilanÂ's coffee bars had inspired the chainÂ's vision. Starbucks hopes clients will linger at Starbucks Reserve Roastery, where they can watch beans being roasted, sip Reserve coffee or have cocktails at a mezzanine-level bar in a cavernous space that once was a post office near the cityÂ's Duomo, or cathedral. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
The Associated Press In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2108, an external view of the Starbucks store in Milan, Italy. Starbucks opens its first store in Italy Friday, betting that premium brews and novelties like a heated marble-topped coffee bar will win patrons in a country fond of its espresso rituals. Decades ago, MilanÂ's coffee bars had inspired the chainÂ's vision. Starbucks hopes clients will linger at Starbucks Reserve Roastery, where they can watch beans being roasted, sip Reserve coffee or have cocktails at a mezzanine-level bar in a cavernous space that once was a post office near the cityÂ's Duomo, or cathedr al. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
The Associated Press In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2108, a view of the Starbucks store in Milan, Italy. Starbucks opens its first store in Italy Friday, betting that premium brews and novelties like a heated marble-topped coffee bar will win patrons in a country fond of its espresso rituals. Decades ago, MilanÂ's coffee bars had inspired the chainÂ's vision. Starbucks hopes clients will linger at Starbucks Reserve Roastery, where they can watch beans being roasted, sip Reserve coffee or have cocktails at a mezzanine-level bar in a cavernous space that once was a post office near the cityÂ's Duomo, or cathedral. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
The Associated Press In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2108, a view of the Starbucks store in Milan, Italy. Starbucks opens its first store in Italy Friday, betting that premium brews and novelties like a heated marble-topped coffee bar will win patrons in a country fond of its espresso rituals. Decades ago, MilanÂ's coffee bars had inspired the chainÂ's vision. Starbucks hopes clients will linger at Starbucks Reserve Roastery, where they can watch beans being roasted, sip Reserve coffee or have cocktails at a mezzanine-level bar in a cavernous space that once was a post office near the cityÂ's D uomo, or cathedral. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
The Associated Press In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2108, employees work at the Starbucks store in Milan, Italy. Starbucks opens its first store in Italy Friday, betting that premium brews and novelties like a heated marble-topped coffee bar will win patrons in a country fond of its espresso rituals. Decades ago, MilanÂ's coffee bars had inspired the chainÂ's vision. Starbucks hopes clients will linger at Starbucks Reserve Roastery, where they can watch beans being roasted, sip Reserve coffee or have cocktails at a mezzanine-level bar in a cavernous space that once was a post office ne ar the cityÂ's Duomo, or cathedral. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
The Associated Press In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2108, employees at work in the Starbucks store in Milan, Italy. Starbucks opens its first store in Italy Friday, betting that premium brews and novelties like a heated marble-topped coffee bar will win patrons in a country fond of its espresso rituals. Decades ago, MilanÂ's coffee bars had inspired the chainÂ's vision. Starbucks hopes clients will linger at Starbucks Reserve Roastery, where they can watch beans being roasted, sip Reserve coffee or have cocktails at a mezzanine-level bar in a cavernous space that once w as a post office near the cityÂ's Duomo, or cathedral. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
The Associated Press In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2108, employees work at the Starbucks store in Milan, Italy. Starbucks opens its first store in Italy Friday, betting that premium brews and novelties like a heated marble-topped coffee bar will win patrons in a country fond of its espresso rituals. Decades ago, MilanÂ's coffee bars had inspired the chainÂ's vision. Starbucks hopes clients will linger at Starbucks Reserve Roastery, where they can watch beans being roasted, sip Reserve coffee or have cocktails at a mezzanine-level bar in a cavernous s pace that once was a post office near the cityÂ's Duomo, or cathedral. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
The Associated Press In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2108, employees work at the Starbucks store in Milan, Italy. Starbucks opens its first store in Italy Friday, betting that premium brews and novelties like a heated marble-topped coffee bar will win patrons in a country fond of its espresso rituals. Decades ago, MilanÂ's coffee bars had inspired the chainÂ's vision. Starbucks hopes clients will linger at Starbucks Reserve Roastery, where they can watch beans being roasted, sip Reserve coffee or have cocktails at a mezzanine-level bar in a cavernous space that once was a post office near the cityÂ's Duomo, or cathedral. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
The Associated Press In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2108, Liz Muller, Starbucks chief design officer, poses in the Starbucks store in Milan, Italy. Starbucks opens its first store in Italy Friday, betting that premium brews and novelties like a heated marble-topped coffee bar will win patrons in a country fond of its espresso rituals. Decades ago, MilanÂ's coffee bars had inspired the chainÂ's vision. Starbucks hopes clients will linger at Starbucks Reserve Roastery, where they can watch beans being roasted, sip Reserv e coffee or have cocktails at a mezzanine-level bar in a cavernous space that once was a post office near the cityÂ's Duomo, or cathedral. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
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