Choosing a restaurant in Sicily

Choosing a restaurant in Sicily » Tyrrhenian Coast

CEFALU’ La Brace Via XXV Novembre 10, 90015 Tel 0921-423 570 At this restaurant near the Cathedral, you can enjoy local specialities like stuffed aubergines. Ethnic theme nights on Wednesdays offer Spanish paella, while on Fridays the menu includes cous cous mezzo Tunisino (half Tunisian), the other half being the chef’s own interpretation. Mostly Sicilian wines. Closed Mon; Christmas. CEFALU’ Taverna del Presidente Via Lungomare G. Giardina 163, 90015 Tel 0921-921 359 On Cefalù seafront, this restaurant offers views of the sea and the town, as well as terrace dining in warm weather. The fish, meat and vegetables are all [...]

Choosing a restaurant in Sicily » Western Sicily

CASTELBUONO Nangalarruni Ristorante Via Alberghi 5 (formerly Via delle Confraternite), 90013 Tel 0921-671 428 In the hills southeast of Cefalù, Nangalarruni is ideal for sampling wild mushrooms, including “Basilico”, the “king of mushrooms”, which is prepared with tagliatelle. Wild herbs season the dishes, like Nebrodi pork with almonds and pistachios. Desserts include ricotta pastry and chocolate flan. About 600 international wines on the list. Closed Wed. CASTELLAMMARE DEL GOLFO Torre Bennistra Via Natale di Roma 19, Località Scopello, 91014 Tel 0924-541 128 Reopened in 2005 after an extensive four-year renovation, Torre Bennista has a homely family atmosphere. Antipasti include tuna [...]