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... we were so stuffed tonight that we couldn't finish our bottle of wine, nor our entrees. Probably had something to do with the cheese platter, which we accidentally ordered two of. I can't remember everything on the plate, but one was like a soft fontina, another a super-soft fontina, one had peppercorns, one was very spicy, and one was almost as soft and creamy as camembert. The apple slices and walnuts were a nice way of breaking up the richness.
Pilgrimage

July 22nd 2012
Geo: 37.0851, 15.273Ancient Greek ruins, atmospheric squares, beautiful architecture - Siracusa has it all, giving tourists numerous reasons to come visit this wonderful place, especially Ortygia, an island neighbourhood separated from Siracusa by two bridges. This is my second time around in Siracusa, but I didn't come back for any of what is listed above - I came back to eat, and eat well ... read more
Europe » Italy » Sicily » Siracusa

Italian Flag 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
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