Tag Archive | Alici

Apizza Scholls, Portland, December 10, 2016

Despite the strange name, Apizza Scholls delivers a pizza that made us homesick for Rome. Too bad we couldn’t walk there as we might have done in Rome. On a cold and rainy Saturday night, we dressed warmly and dodged roads that were closed due to a snow-and-ice storm earlier in the week. (Burnside and […]

Taverna Rossini, Roma, July 29, 2016

Ahhh, Rossini, you are good to come home to! I have not written about Taverna Rossini in over a year. I think we had come to take it for granted as it is close to home and the only secret to getting a table is to call 2 or 3 hours before you want to dine. […]

Pizzeria Domino, Lugano, Switzerland, June 10, 2016

After our disastrous but amusing pizza experience in Chamonix, another Pizza Venerdi* rolled around and found us in Lugano, Switzerland. Leaving the old town, we found — I kid you not — Domino’s Pizza on the lakeside.  This one is Ristorante Pizzeria Bar Domino. We were almost alone at Domino this evening, with rush hour over and a view […]

La Caveau, Chamonix, France, June 3, 2016

Mannaggia what a marginal pizza we ate here! We tried to go to a place in Chamonix so well-rated even the Italian reviewers liked it, but it was closed for a break before the high season traffic arrives in mid-June. So we went on down to the center of town to a place that advertised pizza au […]

Pizzeria San Marino, Roma, January 22, 2016

We had not been to Pizzeria San Marino in more than two years., but we recalled it fondly. It’s a long walk from our house — just short of an hour — but as we’d been quite lazy all day we needed some steps if we were going to eat pizza. This is a cavernous […]