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foodwhisperer Mar 28, 2011 04:43 PM

The Met in the Metropole Hotel, is amazing. The suprise menu is the best and the courses are so creative and tasty. Everything from cuttlefish, to pigeon, to deer soup, to hare. And a foiegras-chocolate mousse dessert combo. Excellent vin santo choices too. Has Michelin stars and the chef worked with Thomas Keller.
Il Ridotto, same owner an the very popular pizza place. Gianni makes every meal special.
He did a cuttlefish , sliced into fettuccini like strips, cooked in its ink and served over mashed potatoes, was an amazing dish.
There''s a place called Gandola something,,, had great marinated anchovies, and other seafood. Nothing fancy, just had what i was in the mood for.

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Il Ridotto
Sestiere Castello,4509, Venezia , IT

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    zedman_1 Mar 29, 2011 10:07 AM

    I didn't know that Gianni Bonaccorsi has a pizza place. You're not getting confused with Il Refolo which is allied to Da Fiore are you?

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    Il Refolo
    Campo San Giacomo dell'Orio, 1459, Venezia 30135, IT

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      zerlina Mar 29, 2011 10:12 AM

      He owns L'Aciugheta, which is mostly a pizza place.

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        zedman_1 Mar 29, 2011 10:59 AM

        Many thanks for that. I must try it out later this year.

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