Category Archives: Food

Breakfast at Cofer Bar in Pisa, Italy

September 8, 2018:  It was time to leave Pisa by train, so we quickly stopped into the nearest cafe to grab breakfast.  We went to Cofer Bar, which was literally at the corner and in sight of the Pisa Centrale … Continue reading

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Ristorante Lo Schiaccianoci in Pisa, Italy

September 7, 2018:  For dinner on our single day in Pisa, we ate at Ristorante Lo Schiaccianoci.  It took a while to get here since we were purposely avoiding “tourist trap” restaurants and wanted authentic local dining experiences. Ristorante Lo … Continue reading

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Lunch at Numeroundici in Pisa, Italy

September 7, 2018:   We had the best lunch here in Pisa, Italy!  Sometimes, the best spots really are those that you stumble upon in small cities.  We came across this unassuming cafeteria-style restaurant called Numeroundici when the one that we … Continue reading

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La Pasticceria Siciliana bakery in Rome, Italy

September 4 to 7, 2018:  We were so lucky to be able to stay at a BnB which provided daily included breakfast at a local cafe!  The host must have struck a deal with this La Pasticceria Siciliana bakery in … Continue reading

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Il Fornaio Bakery in Rome, Italy

Sept. 6, 2018:  It was such a hot and sunny day that we sought refugee inside this Italian bakery for some authentic pastries and snacks.  There weren’t a lot of visitors here on a weekday at 3:30 p.m.  After we … Continue reading

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Trattoria da Augusto in Rome, Italy

September 6, 2018:  Our BnB host highly recommended Trattoria da Augusto for an authentic “down home cooking kitchen” experience.  We were certainly up for it and put it on our itinerary for the last day.  Unfortunately, Trattoria da Augusto‘s dinner … Continue reading

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Ristorante Sant’Andrea in Rome, Italy

September 5, 2018:  After marvelling at the magnificent Trevi Fountain, we browsed the nearby streets for a restaurant for dinner.  Vince gave us a tip to look for restaurants with the “trattoria” word in it (which meant simple Italian dishes … Continue reading

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