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Can anyone recommend great trattorias in the Spoleto area

NYJewboy Oct 7, 2007 03:21 PM

My wife and I will be in the Spoleto are area late october and are looking for the truly great not-too-expensive low key places. Not into big fancy places. Maybe a small family run trattoria. We absolutely love Umbrian food, but will try any regional style (if such a thing presents itself).

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  1. maria lorraine RE: NYJewboy Oct 30, 2007 09:04 PM

    Spoleto is such a tiny town...just wander around. Or check Fred Plotkin's book.
    Have a nice time there. You'll be very near the town of Narni.

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      DavidT RE: NYJewboy Oct 31, 2007 09:25 AM

      Try to find a bookshop (either in the US or in Italy) that has a copy of the Slow Food "Guide to the Osterias of Italy" in stock. Check out the listings for Spoleto!

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        DaleJ RE: NYJewboy Oct 31, 2007 11:07 AM

        FWIW: Although its maybe 45 minutes up the road toward Perugia, Il Becco Felice in Foligno was featured in Food and Wine mag a couple of months ago. Salvatore is an event in himself and serves good, local Umbrian food, and wine in his grafitti covered tratoria. Worth the trip.

        1. madonnadelpiatto RE: NYJewboy Nov 4, 2007 11:49 AM

          Osteria del Matto in Piazza del Mercato. They have a lovely fixed lunch menu, very inexpensive and fun place.

          Tempio del gusto in Via arco di druso. It's a little more formal place but the quality/price ratio is pretty good and the service is very pleasant.

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