Category Archives: Venice

Rosticceria Gislon, Venice IT

Tweet Rosticceria Gislon Fried Mozzarella and Sardine Sandwich Beef Arancini Cheese and Tomato Cannelloni Fried Custard Located near Rialto Bridge and known by both the names Rosticceria Gislon as well as Rosticceria San Bartolomeo, the long and narrow space at … Continue reading

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Gelateria Ca’ D’Oro, Venice IT

Tweet Gelateria Ca’ D’Oro Organic Hazelnut / Stracciatella / Ricotta + Honey + Sesame Located at Str. Nova 4273b, just steps from the Ca D’Oro and its convenient Vaparetto stop, Gelateria Ca D’Oro is one of a handful of shops … Continue reading

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Acqua & Mais, Venice IT

Tweet Acqua & Mais Fried Shrimp and Squid Brandade and Fried Polenta Seafood Arancini A small food stall located near Pasticceria Rizzardini it was just past 11h00 when I doubled back to sample the Venetian Streetfoods of Acqua & Mais, … Continue reading

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Grancaffe Quadri, Venice IT

Tweet Gran Caffe Quadri Double Espresso on Ice Ricotta di Bufala Cake Pistachio Cream Croissant Apple Tartina Gianduia Muffin Located on St. Mark’s Square and featuring the work of Chef Massimiliano Alajmo whose cooking at Rubano’s Le Calandre earned him … Continue reading

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Pasticceria Rizzardini, Venice IT

Tweet Pasticceria Rizzardini Marzipan Cake Almond Cake Golosesso Chocolate Walnut Cookie Bufala Milk Ricotta Raisin Cake Custard Cornetto Apple Strudel Located on the very edge of the city’s commercial district, a route along the walking path from mainland to St. … Continue reading

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Pizzeria Grigoris, Mestre IT

Tweet Pizzeria Grigoris Grissini, Crostini, Bread Sticks 20 Month Monte Feltro Raw Ham Squizzato’s Farm Smoked Pork Cheek Warm Melitzanosalata with Sourdough Focaccia Bucatini with Sardines, Sundried Tomatoes Pumpkin Gnocchi with Zibello Bacon and Smoked Ricotta Cheese Margherita Extra DOP … Continue reading

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Croissant & Co., Venice FL

Tweet Croissant & Co. Almond Croissant Chocolate Twist Paris Brest Pear Frangipane Tart Apple Pastry Located along the same stretch of pavement as Upper Crust and Venice Avenue Creamery it was during the busy lunch hour that a stop was … Continue reading

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Venice Avenue Creamery, Venice FL

Tweet Venice Avenue Creamery Samples: Georgia Peach, Rum Raisin, Dulce De Leche, Pralines and Cream Key Lime Sorbet and Salty Caramel Double Scoop on a Waffle Cone Serving Venice since 1967 but still flying banners for the Buckeyes, Browns, Cavs, … Continue reading

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Upper Crust Café & Bakery, Venice FL

Tweet Upper Crust Café & Bakery Key Lime Bar Seven Layer Bar Plant City Strawberry and Devonshire Cream Shortcake Banana Bread French Toast Strawberry Crepes Making way from TPA Tampa International Airport to Venice, the majority of a short stay … Continue reading

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Salt & Straw, Venice CA

Tweet Salt & Straw Samples – Avocado & Strawberry Sherbet, Roasted Strawberry & Toasted White Chocolate, Stumptown Coffee & Compartes Love Nuts Salted Caramel Cupcake – “salty and sweet, packed full of soggy, crumbly, mushed up cupcake bottoms and handfuls … Continue reading

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The Rose Cafe Restaurant, Venice CA

Tweet The Rose Café Restaurant Coffe Pistachio Croissant – raisins / Almond Croissant / Turkey and Cheese Croissant – mustard / Blueberry Kouign Amann / Kouign Amann / Pistachio and Candied Lemon Donut / Milk Jam Beignet with Cocoa Nibs … Continue reading

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Blue Star Donuts, Venice CA

Tweet Blue Star Donuts Buttermilk Old Fashioned Orange Olive Oil Marionberry Black Pepper Jam with Peanut Butter Powder Contreau Crème Brulee Hard Apple Cider Fritter Seemingly a logical extension of the brand following a successful Tokyo debut after starting strong … Continue reading

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Gjusta, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Gjusta Cold Brew over Ice Butter Croissant Quiche Lorraine Buttermilk Biscuit, Butter, Apricot Jam Baklava Croissant Cinnamon Crumb Brioche Doughnut Chocolate Babka Banana Cream Pie Blueberry Chess Pie Having visited Gjelina far too long ago, but generally impressed by … Continue reading

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Sunny Spot, Venice CA

Tweet Sunny Spot Blueberry Pancakes – Sesame Seed Butter, Maple Syrup Diablo Shrimp and Grits – 2 Poached eggs, Spicy Rum Sauce, Garlic Butter, Herbs Sweet and Salty Plantains Exiting A-Frame after an ‘all you can eat’ breakfast that I … Continue reading

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Superba Food + Bread, Venice CA

Tweet Superba Food + Bread Heart La Palmera Americano Everything Croissant Almond Croissant Banana Cake Civil War Recipe Biscuit Vanilla Brioche Cinnamon Bun Arriving at Venice’s Superba Food + Bread just after 7:30am, and dutifully informed at the hostess podium … Continue reading

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Groundwork Coffee, Venice CA

Tweet Groundwork Coffee Coffee Sampling    Almond Croissant An impromptu stop en route to brunch at Superba Snack Bar with friends both new and old, Los Angeles based Groundwork Coffee Company on Rose Avenue would prove an admirable pick-me-up amidst … Continue reading

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The Tasting Kitchen, Venice CA

Tweet The Tasting Kitchen Panier de Patisseries – French Toast, Pane con Carne, Biscuit and Milk Jam, Sticky Bun, Chocolate Brioche, Ricotta Muffin Fried Chicken and Waffle Ricotta/Apple/Farro Crumble Fried Oyster/Spinach/Bacon/Eggs Grilled Gruyere and Figs Duck Confit – Soft Scramble, … Continue reading

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Gjelina and GTA, Los Angeles CA

Tweet I’d admittedly heard some mixed things about Gjelina in the year since my last visit to Los Angeles – most of them describing a restaurant that is pretty much jam packed from noon till midnight serving good, sometimes even … Continue reading

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