Dive into the genuine and friendly lagoon mood on this food tour in Venice! Feel like a true Italian and enjoy an aperitif, get ready to taste local wines and to eat 'cicchetti' (typical gourmet snacks of this area) along the Cannareggio canal. Explore the Bacari of Venice and visit some traditional 'osterias' (local restaurants) known for their simple decorations, warm atmosphere, and amazing food.
During your walking tour you'll get to taste:
- Spritz: the cornerstone of Venetian aperitivo. Its name originates from 'spritzen', an Austrian word referring to the war period practice of watering down wine with sparkling beverages. In the 1920s, the cocktail we know today was invented and the sweet-tasting Aperol was added to sparkling water and wine
- Crostini: toasted artisan bread topped or stuffed with fanciful products of the area, such as 'sarde in saor' (sardines with caramelized onions, vinegar pine nuts and risings), cured meats, cheeses, truffle sauces, veggie balls and mixed fried snacks
- Warm dishes: Venetian specialties such as risotto, 'mozzarella in carrozza' (a deep-fried mozzarella sandwich), codfish with cornmeal and 'melanzane alla parmigiana' (aubergines with tomato sauce, mozzarella and basil)
- Espresso coffee and chocolate: conclude your tour experiencing one of the best espressos in town, along with delicious artisan chocolates prepared in the most famous confectionery of Venice