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An evening at the “Opera dei pupi” in Palermo

By | 2018-01-04T00:35:15+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Featured, Italy|

The green wooden door in via Bara all'Olivella is still closed. It might resemble a handicraft shop, like others in this alley if there were no chivalric scenes painted on the bottom and the sign on the top that reads "Opera dei Pupi, teatro fondato nel 1973 da Mimmo Cuticchio" that is "Opera dei Pupi

My favourite street food in Palermo

By | 2018-01-07T19:23:15+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Italy|

When I think of Italian cuisine, I think of meals with the family: spaghetti, tagliatelle, polenta. I think of lunch as a ritual, of being together, of weddings with friends and relatives around a large outdoor table. But in Italy, there's also a long-established street food culture, and Palermo is one of those cities where street food