Eating out – Venice

Gelato dossier

Gelato dossier

Two weeks in Italy. Summer. Temperatures soaring to 39 degrees- in the shade. Gelato is a perfectly reasonable substitute for a meal, right? For The Hungry One it’s nigh impossible to go past chocolate – though sometimes he’ll bend to vanilla studded with it and go for straciatella. For me? Hazelnut gelato is an absolute […]

Bond and bellinis in Venice

Bond and bellinis in Venice

We’ve run away to Venice for 25 hours. It’s not flooded. It doesn’t smell and we’ve even found a few places to seek refuge from the flocks of fanny packs. Obviously this is a city on the water. So I’ve packed my nautical stripes and been careful with the luggage. Carry on only. I’m bringing […]