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Local Point

Monday, 07 November 2016

Massimo Zivieri Game Plan  

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Not everybody knows that in the first Venetian recipe books from 1300 there were only recipes based on meat; there was so much abundance of fish in the lagoon that it was considered as “food for the poors”. Hence they used to serve beef, poultry, game and...

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Friday, 21 October 2016

A cena con Zivieri - Venerdi' 4 Novembre alle 19.00.  

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Si parla di caccia sostenibile, tracciabilità della filiera e valorizzazione della carne di qualità insieme ad Aldo Zivieri, rinomato macellaio di Bologna, a cena con noi venerdì 4 Novembre.In tavola la sua selvaggina, tagli di bovino meno noti e pollo, i...

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Sunday, 03 July 2016

The Goby fish - "Gò" in Venetian slang  

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The gò, or goby is a small fish (20-25 cm) with a dark color, which lives exclusively in the lagoon areas where the bottom is muddy and rich in marine phanerogams. It 'a territorial animal, which digs its den in the mud between the roots of the phanerogam...

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Sunday, 19 June 2016

Il Redentore - 16th July 2016  

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The “Festa del Redentore” (Redeemer's Day) started in 1577, when the Senate of Venice ordered to build the Redentore church on the island of Giudecca to celebrate the end of a massive plague outbreak and built a temporary bridge of boats to allow the Vene...

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Thursday, 09 June 2016

Our Rialto Market  

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Rialto was settled in the ninth century and it was the financial and commercial centre of Venice. A bridge of boats called "the bridge of the Coin” was built in 1181,  later replaced by a wooden drawbridge and finally, at the end of the sixteenth cen...

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