Our Favourite Traditional Restaurant in Venice

Mixed cold cured meats - Nevodi, a fantastic traditional restaurant in Venice's laidback Castello district.

Although we had several fantastic meals during our week-long visit to Venice, there was one restaurant that we enjoyed so much we booked a return visit for dinner on our last night. In my previous posts, I’ve talked about how to find great food in Venice, shared our favourite places to eat cicchetti, and favourite ... Read more »

Favourite Places to Eat Cicchetti in Venice

Favourite Places To Eat Cicchetti in Venice

In my guide to finding great food in Venice, I talked about the tradition of cicchetti, small morsels of food served alongside drinks in the bacari (bars) of Venice. Bacari can be found throughout Venice, with a concentration in the areas where the four sestiere (districts) of San Polo, Castello and Cannaregio come together (near the Rialto bridge). ... Read more »

Inspirational Ways With Grana Padano and Prosciutto di San Daniele

Italy has more products of Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) than any other country, well over two hundred in fact. Grana Padano cheese and Prosciutto di San Daniele (ham) are two such products, both made in the north of Italy. These products have been made in virtually the same way for many hundreds of years, ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Vera Nazarian

Some places feel a lot like home, others far less so, but most of them are home to someone. The exceptions I’m thinking of are the deserts and wildlife reserves I’ve visited in Southern Africa, the Galapagos Islands and the Falkands Islands, where there are few if any (human) residents. But when I’m visiting somewhere ... Read more »