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Venice 2012 Day 1: Trattoria Da Fiore and Ai Cacciatori

So we arrived in Venice on the morning of October 18, weary from the flight but excited to be back on one of our favorite places in the world. There’s nothing like that first view of the Grand Canal while riding the vaporetto or Alilaguna boat into the city. Our apartment was near the Sant’Angelo stop, so we took in the views for a while before meeting our rental agent for the keys.

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Return to Venice…

Arrival in Venice - March 2007

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Stewed Halibut Steaks with Coconut Milk and Peppers

Stewed Halibut Steaks with Coconut Milk and Peppers

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Review: The Franklinville Inn

The Franklinville Inn

The Franklinville Inn

I confess, I’m generally very leery of “fine dining” establishments in South Jersey/Southeast PA. Particularly when the word “Inn” appears in their name. Far too often, these “fine dining inns” may have a charming, quaint interior recalling times gone by, but the food is nowhere near “fine” and seems to be stuck somewhere back in the 70s or 80s as far as what an exceptional dinner should be like. In worst situations, the menu items may sound “elegant”, but when they reach the table it’s clear they are as pre-made and generic as anything you’d find at a local Applebee’s.

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