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Revisited Recipe of Spezzina-style “stuffed” mussels

Revisited Recipe of Spezzina-style “stuffed” mussels

“Muscoli Ripieni alla Spezzina” is a typical dish from the Gulf of Poets. It consists of local mussels (muscoli) stuffed with garlic, chopped seasonings, milk-drenched breadcrumbs, Parmesan, eggs and mortadella. The muscoli are farmed in the Gulf of Poets, and are one of the gastronomic symbols of the eastern Italian Riviera in the province of […]

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Venus Bar Music Concerts in Portovenere

Cocktail & Music Evenings in Portovenere: Tastings and Concerts at Venus Bar

The positive summer vibes continue throughout September in Portovenere, where the panoramic terrace of Venus Bar will host three music concerts with an original twist. Each evening will feature a different cocktail created by barmen Alessandro Grasso and Giovanni Pellegrini specifically for that musical event. The cocktails will be prepared with some special ingredients, including the […]

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Gluten free restaurants in Cinque Terre

First Gluten Free Restaurant in Portovenere

The sea village of Portovenere, neighbor of Cinque Terre, has its own first gluten free restaurant. In fact, Palmaria Restaurant has just been included in the Official National Guide by the Italian Society for the Celiac Disease – AIC (Associazione Italiana Celiachia). As of July 2017, Palmaria Restaurant becomes the thirteenth officially recognized gluten-free restaurant […]

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American wine tasting in Liguria

American Wines disembark in Portovenere for a Tasting Evening at Palmaria Restaurant

On Saturday 24 June 2017, the fine wines of New York’s Finger Lakes Country will delight Italian and international wine lovers in Portovenere, the medieval village overlooking the Gulf of Poets next to Cinque Terre. The venue for this foodie event is Palmaria Restaurant, which features a sublime terrace with panoramic views of the local […]

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