Never challenge Francesco to a drinking contest because he’ll try to drink you under the table. I tasted wines I had never dreamed existed and after several bottles there was no dent in his smile.
Many consider Antiche Carampane to be the best in town, and the restaurant bustles with an organized Venetian madness, his Mom is behind the counter, and his Dad an elegant man is always nearby.
Mozzarella tomato and octopus is a combination I hadn’t tried, and it somehow is in the spectrum of food pairing: https://www.foodpairing.com/en/home
Rio Tera de Le Carampane San Polo 1911
Rialto 30125 Venice – Italy
T. +39 041 524 0165
PS: Be sure to leave some time in finding Antiche Carampane because it is very difficult to find.