Heading to Sicily? Chef Frank Says: Eat Here! - Tucson News Now

Heading to Sicily? Chef Frank Says: Eat Here!

By: Chef Frank Palazzolo, Nonna Maria's

Frank's Sicilian Restaurant Recommendations:

                 The Chicken House

                 Corso Umberto 373 Cinisi, Sicily tel 39 091-869-9207

                     A local favorite! Serving rotisserie chicken for carry out only.    Pino & Enza LoPiccolo owners. Don't forget to mention Arizona Pino & Enza are Angelina's Aunt & Uncle!!   Frank's recommendation: whole chicken & potatoes

                  Pasticceria Palazzolo

                Via Nazionale 123 Cinisi, Sicily  tel.39 0918665265

                www. pasticceriapalazzolo.com

Yum!  Established in 1920 & baking traditional Sicilian Desserts ever since.  They even have a location at the  Palermo Airport, if you don't make it to Cinisi!!  Frank's recommendations: Cassata Sicilian

                La Ruota Trattoria Pizzeria

             Via Lungomare - in Terrasini Sicily  tel.39 091.868-5151

Look for the photo of Al Paccino on the wall!  Perfect place for a glass of wine & pasta.    Frank's recommendation: Linguine with Clams

                Al Boun Gusto Pizzeria Ristorante

            Via Benedetto Saputo n# 113 Piazza in Terrasini Sicily tel.39 091.868-5048

Tucked in near the Piazza in Terrasini.  Take pizza to go & head to the Piazza. Frank's recommendation: Le Pizze al Salmone

               Turiddu Ristorane Pizzeria

            Via lungomare - in  Terrasini Sicily         tel.  091.868-

  Built on a cliff over looking the Mediterranean Sea.  You aren't in Arizona any more!!   Views & food to die for!  Frank's Recommendation: Gamberoni al Grill

               Grace Ristorante -Pizzeria

             Via Aldo Moro n# 6 -in Cinisi Sicily  tel  39.091.866-4682

Elegant setting for a traditional wood fired pizza & Sicilian pastas. Frank's recommendation: Busiate Grace        

             Dai  Nonni

Via Roma 64/4 Cinisi, Sicily tel. 39091866944

Emilo Palazzolo ow er.  Stop in & check out the photos on the wall & have a pizza. Tell them Frank from Arizona sent you, Emilo is Frank's uncle. 

Places to Sleep:

Bed & Breakfast

Pino Lo Piccolo owner, English speaker

Via Venuti n. 312 tel 0918664935

Great location, over looking the "main street" of Cinisi.  Reasonable rates & very clean rooms.   

Magaggiari Hotel & Resort

Via Impastato snc 90045 Cinisi, Sicily

tel 390918665351

www. hotelmagaggiari.com

Minutes away from the Falcone Borsellino airport. 

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