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July 5, 2019

The Granita Magician

By Gianni Cipriano and Sara Smarrazzo
BACKSTREET FEED -- Come summertime, Carmine, a street vendor for all seasons, prepares refreshing granita on Via dei Tribunali in Naples. The semi-frozen dessert made from sugar, water and various flavorings, counters the oppressive heat. Don’t leave before exchanging a few words with Carmine, who is renowned for his ability to strike up a conversation with anyone.Feed more