Category Archives: Where to Eat and Shop

La Chaya Bistro

We’re not restaurant reviewers.  You will never read a critique of a restaurant or a dish on Due Spaghetti.  Everyone’s tastes are different, and who are we to publicly criticize a meal that someone prepared for us?  In short, on … Continue reading

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The Best Gelato

Journalist Joe Ray just had the assignment of a lifetime – traveling around Sicilia in search of the perfect gelato, for The Wall Street Journal. He found true master artisanal gelato-makers: using local-sourced ingredients: “Gelateries worth their salt follow the … Continue reading

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The Butcher Block: Authetic Italian in Northeast Minneapolis

When we left Rome and moved to the States, well-intentioned family and friends often offered to take us to their favorite Italian restaurants.  Each time we were let down – the food was just not authentic. For example, in Italy … Continue reading

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La Pizza Napoletana

In our house, we jokingly argue about whether the best pizza is made in Rome or in Naples. Roman pizza has a thin, light crust which serves as the backdrop for the flavorful additions on top.  Neapolitan pizza, on the … Continue reading

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