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planning Italian meals

Kate | Nov 4, 2004 03:10 PM

Planning some short trips(currently based in Bologna) of a couple of days each, and naturally food will be a major factor!

San Domenico, Imola:
This is supposedly one of the best restaurants in Italy. Was thinking of going here for lunch; does anyone have any idea how much this may cost? Additionally, when I googled the restaurant, I was disturbed by how many travelling tour websites have it as part of their itineraries. Is this very touristy? Does it matter?

Il calandrio, Rubano:
I sadly can't afford le Calandre, but the site (www.calandre.com) says the owners have opened a more informal, bistro type of restaurant, also in Rubano, called Calandrino. Has anyone eaten here/heard anything about this?

I am also interested in the Dolomites (too cold in December?), and Umbria, but don't know much about food in these areas. Does anyone have a great itinerary for Umbria? Additionally, does anyone have experience with the Lakes in winter (Como, D'este, etc.)?

Many thanks.

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