Day 53: When in Rome, eat where the tourists don’t

The old saying goes, "When in Rome, do as the Romans do", but when it comes to dining out, this can be notoriously difficult. Central Rome, and her distinctly unique neighborhoods, are packed full of tourists from all over the world. There are over 1200 hotels to choose from in this city, and all the … Continue reading Day 53: When in Rome, eat where the tourists don’t

Trattoria “Da Romano” – Burano

Perfection describes a condition of such absolute quality, free of any perceivable flaw, that it is completely without defect.  The Risotto at Da Romano on the tranquil Venetian island of Burano comes about as close to perfection as anything can among the plethora of bad food options in Venice.  The experience however does requires the commitment of … Continue reading Trattoria “Da Romano” – Burano

Osteria Ai Do Gobbi – a rare find

Osteria Ai Do Gobbi is a rare find in a city full of bad tourist food. In Venice you can browse the dining options for hours, second-guessing every place you see. Pushing and shoving through the hoards and masses. Beware the picture menus, multiple languages, and flashing lights. Really good food doesn't need to be … Continue reading Osteria Ai Do Gobbi – a rare find