Linguine alle Vongole – My Favourite Seafood Pasta

Linguine Vongole or Linguine with Clams is a Classic Seafood Pasta in Italy: Linguine alle vongole is one of my favourite pasta dishes and whenever in Italy, linguine vongole is one of the dishes that I try never to miss out on. The recipe is easy enough to prepare but the truth is that I … [Read more...]

Trattoria al Ponte del Megio – A Small Trattoria in Santa Croce

Trattoria al Ponte del Megio - A Small Canal-Side Trattoria in Santa Croce: Trattoria al Ponte del Megio is a smallish canal-side trattoria in Santa Croce. It is located on Calle Larga, right by the bridge of the same name. Restaurants near Ponte del Megio We had planned to dine at La … [Read more...]

Trattoria alla Madonna – Good Food and a Nice Atmosphere

Trattoria all Madonna - A Venetian Institution: Trattoria alla Madonna was one of the first restaurants we dined at when we arrived in Venice. Located near the Rialto Bridge in the San Polo district, it was easy to get to from our hotel in San Marco. Having been around since the 1950's, … [Read more...]

Antico Pignolo – A Restaurant with a Sizeable Wine Cellar

Venice Restaurant - Dinner at Antico Pignolo - A Wine Spectator Award Restaurant: For our end of tour dinner in Venice, we dined at the  Ristorante Antico Pignolo, a restaurant close to our hotel, the Splendid Hotel near St Mark's Square. The San Marco area is more known for its tourist-quality … [Read more...]

Birraria la Corte – A Venice Restaurant with a Beer History

Birraria La Corte - A Venice Restaurant in the Heart of Campo San Polo: Traditional cucinas, trattorias and ristorantes are a dime a dozen in Venice and you don't have to look very far to find one of these eateries promising traditional Venetian cuisine wherever you go in the city. For a change … [Read more...]

Porchetta – A Popular Dish of Castel Gandolfo

Castel Gandolfo Is Noted For Its Porchetta: Castel Gandolfo is a town that is best known as the summer residence of Popes, but another thing that this town is noted for is its porchetta. Even before we reached Piazza della Libertà, the main square of the historical centre, we saw a street stall … [Read more...]