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Palmabella's Italy Day 7: Part 2: Melarancio and Biagi

After our free time in Ravenna, we gathered for lunch at Melarancio. This is not only a beautiful upstairs dining room, but all the food is interesting and delicious! Here was our lunch...

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Full and happy we headed back to our bus. On our way home, we stopped in Faenza to watch artists hand-painting ceramic pieces, and a brief stop in the showroom. Brad and I chose two little bells for our Italy Christmas tree.

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We had a little down time before dinner. Hmmmmmm... a nap, or a glass of wine? Wine won! Then we walked our group to another of my favorite places for dinner: Biagi!

We got there a few minutes before 8, and they were just setting up for the evening, so our waiter, Luca, (Who remembered me from last year when I was there for a hysterical evening with Jerry and Sandi) brought us out 10 glasses, and some prosecco while we waited.

Soon, our table was ready, and the appetizers began to arrive: tomato-bread salad, porcini, and piadini topped with mordatella.

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First courses included artichoke-parmigiano salad, tagliatelle with peas and prosciutto, and my FAVORITE green tagliatelle with prosciutto!

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Several plates of cotoletta Bolognese were shared for our secondi.

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It was all washed down with plenty of Lambrusco (a "tradition" at Biagi for me), Sangiovese or Trebbiano!

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We indulged in two bowls of fresh, locally grown ciliegie for dessert. Life IS a bowl of cherries at Biagi!

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