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Acetaia di Giorgio, old mansion of the 14 Barbieri brothers, under its roof in the heart of the city of Modena keeps all the glamour and the attraction of very ancient rites and of centuries old tradition.
From the exclusive family consumption, today Giorgio, Giovanna and Carlotta Barbieri have expanded this delicious pleasure to whomever desires to taste the incomparable flavour of the best Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of ...
... the same lasagne as a couple of days ago and I enjoyed some tagliatelle with bolognese sauce. We had considered having dessert and coffee but it was too still and humid in the restaurant so we left. We walked up the main street called Via del Independenza as it is covered entirely by porticos, apparently there are 53km of them in Bologna, more than any other city in the world. We dropped into Cattedrale di San ...
... Fede's from Sydney, who she had also organised to pick up at the same point. Fede drove us to a restaurant near her place and we had lunch with Fede, Marco, George and Fede's parents. Fede's mother doesn't speak English so everything she said to us had to be translated. A lovely family. We began lunch with a type of pasta we hadn't seen and its name means something like strangled pasta. It was in a creamy tomato sauce with shell fish in it. Secondi was a ...
... but without the high prices of Australia.
After dinner we continued the walk to Piazza Maggiore. The buildings were nicely lit and the atmosphere pleasant. Outside one of the cafes a three piece band was playing with a female lead singer. She was very good at entertaining and most songs she sang were in English. Though her banter was in Italian you could still get the mood of what she was saying and we stood for a while and enjoyed the ...
... three times. We arrived without incident in Bologna and got set up for our first night in Europe on this trip. We are staying at a very nice Holiday Inn Express in Bologna. It felt so GOOD to get here, get a shower and take a deep breath after being up and in travel status for about 32 hours! We really weren't hungry since we ate at the United Club in London, so we got to bed a couple of hours after arrival at our hotel. Buona Sera on this first night of our ...