Eating Italy

I did my best to eat my way across north central Italy in 2011, and this page documents the course of said gluttony.

You can always find the main FOOD INDEX on the right side bar (the knife and fork icon). You can also see inline all the Eating Italy posts by clicking here.

Eating Italy Posts

(click links below for detailed photo reviews)

Day 1 Dinner Osteria del Pozzo Modena
Day 2-4 Breakfast Hotel Real Fini Emilia Modena
Day 2 Lunch Cocchi Ristorante Parma **
Day 2 Dinner Osteria Francescana Modena ***
Day 3 Lunch Trattoria Leonida Bologna
Day 3 Dinner Il Fantino Modena
Day 4 Dinner Locanda dei Salinari Cervia *
Day 5-7 Breakfast Palace Hotel Cervia
Day 5 Lunch Lo Sporting Cervia
Day 5 Dinner La Frasca Cervia ***
Day 6 Lunch Notte E Di’ Cervia
Day 6 Dinner Al Caminetto Cervia
Day 7 Dinner Pozzo dei Desideri Staggia
Day 8-22 Breakfast Villa Breakfast Staggia
Day 8 & 15 Lunch Trattoria Pepei Siena *
Day 8 Dinner Boar at Home Staggia
Day 9 Lunch Dietro Le Quinte Colle di Val d’Elsa
Day 9 & 16 Dinner Albergaccio di Castellina Castellina in Chianti **
Day 10 Lunch Lo Sfizio di Bianchi Gaiole
Day 10 & 18 Dinner Il Pozzo Monteriggioni *
Day 11 Lunch Pizzeria Il Rifugio Volterra
Day 11 & 14 Dinner Villa Dinner Staggia
Day 12 Lunch La Griglia San Gimignano
Day 12 & 19 Dinner Arnolfo Colle di Val d’Elsa ***
Day 13 Lunch La Cantinetta Antinori Florence *
Day 13 Dinner Nove IX Florence
Day 14 Lunch Osteria da Camillo Poggibonsi
Day 15 Dinner Babette Poggibonsi
Day 16 Lunch Ristorante Le Potazzine Montalcino
Day 17 Lunch Caffe Pitti Florence
Day 17 Gelato Gelateria Santa Trinita Florence
Day 18 Lunch Pizzeria Pretorio San Donato
Day 20 Dinner Il Castello Certaldo Certaldo
Day 21 Dinner Grand Hotel Miramare Santa Margherita
Day 22-25 Breakfast Grand Hotel Miramare Santa Margherita
Day 22 Dinner La Paranza Santa Margherita
Day 23 Lunch Gianni Franzi Vernazza
Day 23 Dinner Antonios Santa Margherita *
Day 24 Dinner Da Michele Santa Margherita
Day 25 Lunch Trattoria dei Pescatori Santa Margherita
Day 25 Dinner Pizzeria Santa Lucia Santa Margherita
Day 26 Lunch Continental Airlines Over the Atlantic

Finally the posting is complete, you have here the trip in all its glory. It was 25+ days long! And the amazing thing — I only gained 1 pound.

key:

* = rated restaraunt

** = 1 michelin star

*** = 2 michelin stars


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