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April 1, 2012

La Banchina – Nighttime Pane Condito – Catania

La Banchina – Nighttime Pane Condito – Catania

My hockey teammates have a ritual of going out to get food after practice during the week.  Keep in mind that our practices usually end around 11pm.  This is another example of the difference in culture in that most Americans dont have a regular midnight meal. 🙂 One of the favorite spots is La Banchina […]

February 12, 2012

Red Devil

Red Devil

There is a place that we drove by everyday on our commute home that would be filling the air with tons of smoke and great scents of barbecue.  We always tried to pinpoint where this smoke was coming from.  First its tough because at the same time Im trying to avoid multiple cars trying to […]

September 22, 2011

Zu Maru and Aci Castello

Zu Maru and Aci Castello

Staying local we went to a casual seafood place near us called Zu Maru.  We pass this place everyday on our way to work and it always seemed like a popular place.  They also have a fresh seafood market next door that looks really good.  Definitely a great little spot. We went to Aci Castello […]

September 8, 2011

McDonalds ?

McDonalds ?

Does this look like McDonalds? I don’t see the monotonous and bland interior, nor do I see the random mystery stains on the tables or on the attached plastic chairs. Okay I guess the Italians got it right with all the design work on the interior, but the food can’t be as good right?  I’m […]