Slippin' and Slidin' in Corniglia June 30th 2011 What is it about meals set on fire that makes them so exciting to eat? Tonight's dinner was quite memorable because of the flaming pasta, and also because we made a bit of an occasion of it and went to a slightly swankier restaurant than usual. Apparently Miki has one Michelin star, and it was certainly packed but could have used some air conditioning!
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Europe » Italy » Liguria » Cinque Terre » Corniglia Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more