La Petite Maison, 11 Rue Saint Francois de Paule, Nice.

I have wanted to eat at La Petite Maison in Nice for at least the past decade, if not longer, so lunch on the terrace there seemed like the perfect “end of holiday treat”. We didn’t get off to the best of starts, with the waiters refusing me a table on the (half empty) terrace and…

Chez Pipo, 13 Rue Bavastro, Nice

One of the things I was most looking forward to in Nice was finally being able to try “Socca” a local unleavened chickpea pancake that I had read a lot about on D’s blog and had become moderately obsessed with trying! Whilst there are many theories as to the origins of Socca, it is belived most…

Pizzeria Starita a Materdei, Naples.

  Our pizza pilgrimage to Naples wasn’t going to be complete until we squeezed in one last lunch at Starita a Materdei before we made our way back to Rome and our onward journey to Nice. As with all of the pizzerias we had visited on this trip Starita has a rich history, opening all the way…

Pizzaria La Notizia 53, Via Michelangelo da Caravaggio, Naples.

Having eaten at a couple of Napes’ most classic pizzerias, I was excited to be visiting Pizzeria La Notizia, home to famed Pizzaiolo chef Enzo Coccia and his less rigid, more creative approach to pizza. Chef Coccia is a born and bred Neapolitan, coming from a family of pizzaiolos who also still own restaurants in…