A trattoria in Palermo

Salvo stands 5’8″ and weighs in somewhere north of 250 pounds. Nose tackle material. He is said by one of his neighbors to be a Mafioso capo of the Kalsa, Palermo’s seafront Arab quarter. 

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Ostuni and Martina Franca

When we were researching the best cities in Puglia, Ostuni regularly rated at the top of the list. Admittedly, it’s small, about 32,000, but holds an impressive advantage being a hill town, a rare thing in the south.

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Pamela and Don’s Italian Adventure — Lecce

Who would have thought it, but we actually did it – chucked our jobs and lives in Colorado and headed for the gastronomical center of the earth, where we’ve been doing our best to pay homage to the cuisine, if not the language.

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