Tag Archives: Italian

Authentic Italian Dinner at Sud Forno (Yonge)

May 22, 2019:  I think Sud Forno is a hidden gem that hardly anyone ever talks about!  Why is that?  (Perhaps because it is newly opened only since July 2017?) Thanks to us leaving early from work and the original … Continue reading

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Dining at Campagnolo before it closes on June 1, 2019!

May 21, 2019:  It seems like a number of well-established restaurants are closing this year in Toronto.  The next one to bite the dust is Campagnolo, a sophisticated Italian restaurant on Dundas Street West.  I remember passing by this corner … Continue reading

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Italian Cuisine at Gusto 101

February 8, 2019: I finally made it to this much talked-about restaurant, Gusto 101, for dinner!! 😀  My love booked it for our early V Day meal this year. Gusto 101 is an Italian restaurant serving Southern Italian classics located … 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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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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