Venice meets Sicily: two gourmet islands
Far from fearing any comparison with other Italian food styles, our city welcomes the new wine bar “Bacarretto” , run by Marco Accardi, born and raised in Palermo.
The name is a combination between “Bacaro” and “carretto”, referring to the colorful Sicilian carts dragged by a donkey decorated with ribbons, strings… the osteria stands just passed the church of Santa Maria Mater Domini, on the street corner.
Tables are few, in order to take care of both customers and dishes, based on traditional Sicilian recipes. The menu consists of a set one, such as Panelle fritte -deep fry chickpeas snacks-, Arancine -crispy deep fry polpette-, Eggplants Caponata, Sfincione -soft pizza with onion, tomato, pecorino sauce- and the Pasta alla Norma as a first course.
The main course is fish based and changes every day according to what’s best at the Rialto market. For dessert, the homemade Cannoli with ricotta and chocolate chips are unforgettable. Now you’ve got to try……
S.Croce 2098, Open Mon-Sat h.12-3,30 pm and h.5-12 pm, closed on Sundays, tel. 041-2007667