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Barbarossa

This lunch stop in Capri was good. The place was touristy? How do I know, you ask? My yardstick for measurement was the price of wine

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: Aug 08, 2016 |  Original Post

La Caravella

Second dinner in Italy alone! The server popped open a bottle of Moscato. Quite charming, this server. Brown bread with fennel. Soft inside, crusty outside, but less crusty than Da Gemma. The best breadsticks I’ve eaten. No effort to eat it at ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: Jul 11, 2016 |  Original Post

I Monticiani

After strolling and eating all day, we were here, our final eat stop for the day. We didn’t particularly explore the Argentine side of the place other than probably the wine. I couldn’t get in one more of my bookmarked places, so I came ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: Jun 16, 2016 |  Original Post

Zenon Taverna

Funny or not? Last night, the hubster went for drinks. And he volunteered to be the driver. I’d told him that we’d go out for lunch next day. So come today, he’s shaking his head that he has to drive and complaining to me that I ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: Jun 08, 2016 |  Original Post

Di Rienza

So we were tired and didn’t particularly have an agenda for the day, so we ended up sleeping late. And starting very late. And then walking around the Pantheon to have lunch at Armanda. But they said they were booked. And it was 12:30ish. So ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: Jun 04, 2016 |  Original Post

L’Amici

A special lunch celebrating a colleague’s birthday and anniversary at work.  It was a good place, a very friendly server and very good food. Thin crust wood-oven fired pizza.  We tried the truffle and mushroom pizza.  The crust ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: Jun 03, 2016 |  Original Post

Angelino Ai Fiori

We’re now on day 4 and a proper meal hasn’t been had since morning. We’ve gone to the colosseum and the baby has slept. So we think we’d be able to do the Roman Forum too, while he’s asleep and then grab a bite. But ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: May 19, 2016 |  Original Post

Ristorante Belforte

I believe I must’ve bookmarked this place for the views.  I didn’t recollect.  All of Vernazza, at least by the waters, looked touristy.  So I decided to try this place.  Even if it meant just whiling time, waiting for restaurant to ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: May 12, 2016 |  Original Post

Vineria S. Marta

Italy being laid back, most restaurants open for dinners after 7 or 7:30 PM.  There are some that are open all day, but come now, would you want to dine there? :p I have this thought in my head always – if it’s that easily available, it ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: May 05, 2016 |  Original Post

Nessun Dorma

I’d looked this place up before going.  And while sitting there wasn’t particularly necessary to get great views, we stopped anyway as we were hungry. The place is more of a drink place, not particularly an eat place.  Especially not ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: May 03, 2016 |  Original Post

Cocopazzo

So the husband was incessantly complaining about how this was going to be a tiring day and he was least interested in anything and this was only the second day in Italy. We got lost – read separated from each other around the Duomo. So I said ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: May 01, 2016 |  Original Post

El Brellin

We couldn’t manage tickets to the Last Supper in Milan, they sell out quite ahead of time. But our first supper in Italy was in Milan, at El Brellin, in the Navigli District. I must say, the pictures that I’d browsed online did not ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: Apr 29, 2016 |  Original Post

Jaiya Thai UES

This was a first of its kind weekend. First time we made a day especially about the kid. Not that we don’t bring him out, but it’ll usually be our kind of place too. Plus an importance on a meal. I guess that’ll never go away, as ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: Mar 19, 2016 |  Original Post

Byblos

Press dinner at Byblos yesterday.  Good company and great Lebanese fare.  Everything we tried tasted fresh and good.  Regarding their cooking style, the restaurateur and chef Sabeh Kachouh mentioned they believe in keeping it simple.  And in ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: Aug 25, 2015 |  Original Post

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