Slow Food Guide Options in Bologna

May 2nd, 2012, 07:18 AM
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Slow Food Guide Options in Bologna

Hello there - hoping that Ekscrunchy can provide the listing for Bologna in the Slow Food Guide...

Thank you!!
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May 2nd, 2012, 01:21 PM
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Thank you!!
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May 2nd, 2012, 01:52 PM
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Jamikins: Not sure if the site linked above has the actual recommendations. If not, I am happy to provide them.

For the moment, I will just give the names, and if you do not find them on Michael's link above, I will return with the addresses and contact info.


From the 2012 Osterie guide, in Bologna:

ANTICA TRATTORIA DELLA GIGINA

DA GIANNI (I"ve had great food here)

GIAMPI E CICCIO

MELONCELLO

OSTERIA BOTTEGA

SERGHEI
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May 2nd, 2012, 01:53 PM
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That's great! The above link is only in Italian from what I can see so any further info would be great!
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May 2nd, 2012, 02:01 PM
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While I have time (before I begin preparing my own dinner!), here are links/addresses for the places I listed above:

Da Gigina http://www.trattoriagigina.it/ No listed closing day

Da Gianni, Via Claveture, 18 (center of the city, amidst the glorious food shops) Closed sunday night and Monday

Da Giampi e Ciccio, Via Farini, 34b Closed Sunday; winters open Sunday lunch

Meloncello http://www.trattoriameloncello.it/ closed Monday night and Tuesday

Osteria Bottega, Via Sta Caterina, 51 Closed Sunday and Monday

Trattoria Serghei Via Piella, 12 closed Saturday and Sunday


Hope that leads to some great eating!
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May 2nd, 2012, 02:03 PM
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Also, this is old, but.......http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...nd-bologna.cfm
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Thanks so much...can't wait!!!
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May 2nd, 2012, 03:35 PM
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You may enjoy this person's food tour of Bologna. This an older post but it was the first place that I heard about Trattoria Meloncello and why we'll be going to eat there in a couple of weeks:

http://www.worldfoodieguide.com/inde...uet-ling-pang/
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May 2nd, 2012, 10:51 PM
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Brilliant, thank you!!
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May 3rd, 2012, 01:32 PM
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we are in Bologna right now...just had dinner at
Da Gianni...very, very good|
Booked a table for Saturday.
thanks eks.
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I will be in Bologna for a few days the first week of July. I have the opportunity to attend the cooking school in the restaurant Trattoria del Rosso. Has anyone heard of or experienced this school or restaurant? Let me know your thoughts please! Can anyone recommend a place to stay in Bologna? Fun, not too expensive?
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We had lunch at Meloncello after walking down the colonnades (2 km downhill) from San Luca. I had the best gnocchi I have ever tasted there!! They were like clouds, they were so light! It was so much food I had no room for anything else, but it was worth it.
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Jun 8th, 2012, 10:59 AM
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Sooo excited - only one week to go!!
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Jun 8th, 2012, 11:54 AM
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But can any of you beat my record?

Trip of one week with stops in Florence, Montepulciano, and Bologna.

Number of pounds gained: 8.
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I am going to give you a run for your money hahaha!
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Jun 8th, 2012, 01:09 PM
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Eks-- was this one of the no lunch trips? If so, I'm impressed.
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No, this was when I was on 3 meals a day regimen! But still impressive, right? I was horrified, but not surprised! But you know, it was worth it...the food in Bologna set the bar so high. Quite incredible!
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