The originals, from 1923
I Cuneesi with rum, the originals from 1923, are still made today with fresh eggs and milk, high quality dark chocolate and original rum. What distinguishes the real cuneesi rum with numerous imitations is the presence of the double meringue that contains the rum chocolate cream, all covered with dark chocolate.
I Cuneesimoreover, they are not only produced with rum, but can also be found at Grand Marnier, To Hazelnut, Kremlin, To Cream of Marroni or coffee.
Cuneesi with rum
Cuneesi with hazelnut
Cuneesi at the Grand Marnier
Cuneesi ai Marroni
The business began in 1923, the year in which Andrea Arione, grandfather of the current owners decides to open his café-pastry shop in Cuneo.
The restaurant is located in the former Cassin building built by Carlo Ponzo and is located in the very central Piazza Galimberti at the corner with Corso Nizza. The particular internal layout and the original external briar moldings of the time, tell the past history of this place that has been included in the "Historical places of Italy".
I Cuneesi with rum
The success of coffee-pastry is immediate also thanks to the invention of "Cuneesi with rum“, A product created and subsequently protected by Andrea's trademark patent Arione.
In the years Arione has attracted many illustrious visitors, politicians, actors, singers, sportsmen and writers including Ernest Hemingway, who stopped in May 1954 on the advice of the publisher Arnoldo Mondadori, admirer of the product, to buy the Cuneesi to rum for his wife on vacation in Nice and here he was photographed in front of the club.
Mario Monicelli, i Compagni
Inside the restaurant some scenes of the film were shot "I compagni”By Mario Monicelli, with Marcello Mastroianni and Annie Girardot, a 1963 film nominated for an Academy Award for story and screenplay. The advertising billboards from the XNUMXs signed by Carlo Prandoni are still displayed in the large windows.
The Coffee - Pastry
Warm colors, a wide display of specialties, together with the elegance of the restaurant and the courtesy and professionalism of the staff. These are all distinctive elements that make this place one of the most characteristic cafes in the whole city.
The restaurant also offers a reference point for refreshments, baptisms, communions and important moments, not to forget the opportunity to taste the historical specialties of the pastry shop Arione, such as the very famous Cuneesi with rum and the inimitable cream meringues.
The product that made the pastry shop famous Arione are the "Cuneesi with Rhum ". They are still made today with fresh eggs and milk, high quality dark chocolate and original rum. What distinguishes the real cuneesi rum with numerous imitations is the presence of the double meringue that contains the rum chocolate cream, all covered with dark chocolate.
I CuneesiFurthermore, they are not only produced with Rhum, but can also be found in Grand Marnier, Hazelnut, Cremino, Crema di Marroni. The Marron Glacee and i Baci Dorati.
The pastry shop also produces a vast assortment of pastries, fresh cakes and meringues that can only be tasted by visiting us in Cuneo.
During the holidays it is also possible to find elegant solutions for your gifts, such as product packaging Arione paired with carefully selected wines or spirits.
In the modern pastry shop Arione i are created Cuneesi with rum according to the original 1923 recipe.
From generation to generation, the product quality of Arione, be them Cuneesi or dry pastries or cream, Meringues, or even i Baci Dorati, remains very high.
The care taken in the production, the ingredients used always of high quality and traditional processing methods mean that with the passage of time and generations Arione and its products always remain the same and a point of reference for anyone passing through Cuneo.