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Venice! Not Just Romantic Canals and Bridges, It's for Foodies Too!

Is Italian cuisine a favorite in your home? If you are wondering where to find some of the world's best food, look no further than Italy! First-time travelers to Italy often choose to visit Rome's Colosseum, Florence for its cuisine, and Venice to see the canals and bridges. But Italy is abundant in diverse, eclectic dishes in every region.

No matter where you choose to go throughout the country, you'll get an entirely new dining experience. For instance, when you head towards the lagoon, you'll get to enjoy Venetian cuisine. If you head towards the shores of the Adriatic Sea, you'll get to experience traditional seafood dishes.

Some Unique Dishes to Venice

Of course, upon visiting Venice, you must try some of their most authentic, delicious dishes. So, in case you're not sure where to begin, here is a list of the most famous delights…

Spaghetti in Nero di Seppia

This charcoal-colored pasta-looking dish is pieces of squid slow-cooked in tomato sauce. The charcoal color comes from the squid's ink, which is added after the preparation is complete.

Sarde in Saor

Over a reduced flame, the chef cooks onions until they become transparent and fragrant. Pine nuts, raisins, and lastly sardines are then mixed in with the onions to create this delightfully tasty dish.

Fritto Misto

This divine dish is simply shrimp, fishballs, and calamari, all breaded and deep-fried to perfection. Although many restaurants serve this dish, they all add their flavors, bread topping, and touches, so don't hesitate to try them all!

Baccala Mantecato

This dish takes hours to prepare; dried codfish nearly dissolve while the flesh comes off the bone. It is them creamed with oil to the most impeccable consistency. It makes a tremendous late-night spread for bread and tastes best with some Venetian wine.

Bigoli in salsa

The dish contains onions, anchovies, and fennel seeds added to this magnificent Venetian whole wheat pasta dish sauce. As one of Venice's signature cuisines, it's a must-try!


Overfilled with cream or raisins and candied orange peel and dipped in sugar, these delectable doughnuts are the perfect mid-day treat.


This snack entails using pieces of bread in the shape of a triangle and filling them with all sorts of delicious foods such as cheese, tomatoes, artichoke, olives, and more. The options are endless!

Moeche Fritte

These small crabs are breaded and fried whole without the shell. You will find this delicacy served at many fancy Venetian restaurants.

Fegato Alla Veneziana

This dish is a Venetian past-time. In fact, it's a past-time for many cultures. It is liver fried up and laid over a bed of slow-cooked onions.


These vibrant-colored violet artichokes picked prematurely are then boiled. You won't even have to peel it, take a bite, and enjoy!

Are you ready to enjoy a great glass of wine with a Venetian meal? Schedule your planning call today and get started on your Italian vacation to Venice! Don't stress about all the new protocols and rules of travel; hand over the details to us!

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