Posts tagged with: Italian

Port Angeles WA

Carb loading: Bella Italia. Classic Italian restaurant located downtown near the waterfront. Had a ride up Hurricane Ridge the next morning and this seemed like a good option. Started with...

Vancouver BC

Local knowledge: Via Tevere. Visiting with our daughter who is a Vancouver “local” and she recommended we give this place a try…it did not disappoint. The pizzas are cooked in...

Philadelphia

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:06 pmClassic Italian: La Famiglia. Small group dinner in this well known Philly establishment which did not disappoint. First task was to choose...

Seattle

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:15 pmDon’t worry, it’s not on the menu: How to Cook a Wolf. I’ve been intrigued by the name and finally decided to...

Seattle

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:19 pmAt the Amazon Spheres: Willmott’s Ghost. I’ve wanted to visit this new, Italian themed, restaurant by Renee Erickson since it opened in...

Seattle

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:36 pmRecruitment dinner: Piatti. Haven’t been here since they remodelled. The space is more modern, clean and efficient than before which is a...

San Rafael CA

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 11:50 amCarbo load: La Toscana. Getting ready for a bike ride and pasta is always a good pre ride choice.  The restaurant is quite “local”…..Google...

San Diego

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:44 pmItalian with a twist: Herb & Wood. Located in the Little Italy area of San Diego, don’t be fooled by the Uber...

Vancouver

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:47 pmItalian: Centro. Located in the West End on Denman Street, it opened a couple of months ago. Described as modern Italian, the...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 03:43 pmReturn visit: Bar Cantinetta. Our prior visit was for a wine tasting menu and I wasn’t that impressed with the food but...

San Diego

Last updated on November 22nd, 2018 at 03:52 pmDinner for 30: Salvatore’s. Always hard to evaluate a restaurant when it is a large party experience with a limited, a fixed...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:09 pmItalian near UW: Mamma Melina. I’ve been here several times……including when it was located in the U District but it’s been a...

Paso Robles CA

Last updated on November 22nd, 2018 at 03:59 pmNorthern Italian: Buona Tavola. A choice not in the13th Street restaurant core but worth worth a few blocks walk. The space is...

Santa Barbara CA

Last updated on November 22nd, 2018 at 04:12 pmCarbo loading, again: Via Maestra 42. Located nearby the hotel and known for regional Italian fare so off we went. It’s located...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:23 pmHad an eye on: San Fermo. I noticed this small restaurant when visiting the Ballard Sunday Market and was intrigued by the...

Chicago

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 02:57 pmAn unplanned stop in the Windy City: Andiamo. Missed my connecting flight to Seattle and got to spend the night at the...

Greenville SC

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 03:04 pmIn town for a bike ride and this was the pre ride pasta feed: Da Vinci’s Ristorante. Looking for a place close...

Milan

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 03:40 pmNear the Duomo: Cocopazzo. Recommended by friends…who dined with us this visit. Located east and a moderate walk from the Duomo, it’s...

Milan

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 04:16 pmAnother option in Brera: il Cestino. Also recommended by our hotel staff. Corner space and a great place to watch the world...

Milan

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 04:20 pmRecommended by the hotel: Osteria di Brera. Our best food experience in Milan. It was fashion week so most places were busy...

Stresa IT

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 04:22 pmNice spot on the lake for gelato: Daniel’s. Not a typical name for an Italian bar and restaurant but the location is...

Stresa IT

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 04:25 pmOne more dinner for the masses: Piccolo Lago. Located near Stresa on Lago Mergozzo it’s a venue to definitely consider for a...

Stresa IT

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 04:26 pmAnother dinner for 100: Ristorante Verbano. On the beautiful Isola dei Pescatori in the middle of Lago Maggiore in northern Italy. The...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 09:49 pmCarbo loading: Lupo. Close to my hotel and on the edge of Yaletown. I wanted some Italian pasta before my ride to...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:48 pmHave noticed this place while in South Lake Union: Cinque Terre. Modern space serving foods from the region and on the streetcar...

Seattle

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 06:09 pmA Seattle institution: The Pink Door It has been a few years since we’ve been here but a recent brief visit prompted...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 10:28 pmHave wanted to try this place for a few years: Ask for Luigi. It was really a hot ticket a few years...

Sydney NSW

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:11 pmModern Italian with an incredible view: Icebergs Dining Room and Bar Very high end experience on Bondi Beach.  ...

Chelan WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:19 pmClassic intimate Italian in small town WA: Andante Up and coming wine AVA. You gotta try the X Rated blood orange vodka...

Whistler BC

Last updated on February 11th, 2018 at 05:07 pmA new find: 21 Steps Nice space with an attic bar. Food was quite good but there is better to be had...

San Francisco

Last updated on June 30th, 2018 at 10:24 amHighly recommend by Suzan….who would live in SFO given the opportunity: Perbacco. Started with a crudo of halibut followed by lamb pappardelle...

St Helena CA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:29 pmGreat place for Bruschetta in St. Helena: Clif Family Winery Yes it’s true….brought to you by the same people as Clif Bars....

Seattle

Last updated on April 13th, 2019 at 03:03 pmExcellent Italian food: Cantinetta. This is a small place near the UW campus that is our go to place for Italian food...

Twisp WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:36 pmGreat place for Italian food in Eastern Washington: Tappi Part of a trip a couple of years with a return this year;...

Vancouver BC

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 11:11 pmItalian/Japanese fusion and a place to share food: Kissa Tanto. Open only a few months but it is a real star….see the...