Eating out at Favola, always reminds me of eating out in Venice.
With its moody weather, that’s almost always threatening rain, breath-taking ancient architecture, winding canals, and endless mysterious passageways, Venice was one of the places I loved most for great sightseeing and food, in Italy. This trip was almost a decade ago, but I will always remember relaxing with an espresso in Piazza San Marco, munching on a delicious slice of pizza and later, wandering off the beaten path to watch the people of the country go about their daily routine.
And at Favola, its Italian cuisine with its simple ingredients, enticing aromas, and fabulous flavors is what reminds me most about my time in Italy, the place where, once upon a time, I begin my gastronomic tour of Italian food.
Foccacia and ciabatta bread, grissini
At Favola, we start dinner with the breads. One of the highlights of eating at this restaurant happens to be, the amazingly well baked Foccacia and ciabatta breads.
These freshly baked breads of Focaccia, no doubt are a simple flat bread, but it is certainly a fine change of pace from regular bread. It’s also a wonderful base and a rather fine nibble food, especially when eaten with the luxurious truffle potato dip. If you don’t like truffle potato, at Favola the breads come with a mixed veggie & tomato confit or an Extra Virgin olive oil & aged balsamic dip as well.
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