Eating Local with a Venetian

Apr 28, 2022 185

BY: Rick Steves

While locals celebrate their cuisine in every country, Italians are perhaps the most exuberant about their food culture. Here’s an example of how going for a simple walk with a friend from Venice can become a lesson in expert eating.

At sunset I meet my Venetian hotelier friend, Piero, and we head for his friend’s restaurant. “Such a long line just to enter St. Mark’s Basilica today,” I tell him, “Even the back alleys were clogged with people. It’s a zoo.”

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