One of our favorite meals in the world is the grilled branzino, filleted table side by our good friend Massimo, and served in the incomparable Trattoria da Romano’s outside seating. A little drizzle of olive oil, a squirt of fresh lemon, and the only restaurant in Venice allowed to cook over an open flame shows you why it’s worth traveling around the world for.
Abandoned for many years now, I wonder if maybe il Sindaco Brugnaro will let me buy it and fix it up. Sassi Italy Tours World HQ in the lagoon? Why not!
This view never gets old! Click for the full size.
Even on a rainy, high tide kind of day, the colors of Burano are magic on the water.
At our favorite place in Burano!
The only problem with going to Burano is that you eventually have to leave. Sad every time! But perhaps not forever: someday Sassi Italy Tours World HQ is going to be here, I suspect!
From this perspective you get a fantastic feel for our favorite little island in the lagoon. The climb at the Torcello campanile isn’t for the faint of heart, but well worth it.