This is an assortment of cicchetti, small portions of assorted food, served at Anice Stellato, one of my preferred dining spots in Venice. Located in Canareggio away from the unbearable crowds, Anice turns out creative twists on local […]
I shot this radicchio tardivo, a red curly radicchio from Treviso, in Venice's Rialto market. The bitter, crunchy plant is protected by IGP status and con only be grown in and around Treviso, in mainland Veneto.
Moeche are soft shell crabs found in Venice’s lagoon. I purchased a few of these live ones in the Rialto market and deep fried them for dinner last night. They are a seasonal specialty, found only in the spring when they are “between” […]
Burano (not to be confused with nearby glass producing Murano) is a small island in Venice’s lagoon easily accessible by vaporetto service from Fondamente Nuove. […]
After hours of meandering through the back alleys of Dorsoduro, we were hungry. Blood sugar levels were plummeting and by 3pm on a Saturday, most proper restaurants had already closed for lunch. Thankfully, in Venice there are countless osterie that serve wine, chiccheti (snacks), and small selection of hot meals all day. One such place, [...]
Finding a room in Venice can be a daunting task, regardless of the season. Even in the winter months, quaint rooms with value are booked months in advance. Planning ahead is essential, particularly because the hotels and B&Bs with the greatest value and best locations are often small family run affairs with few rooms. Such [...]