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Mercato Orientale, Genoa

Mercato Orientale, Genoa
The Mercato Orientale or Oriental Market to you and I is Genoa’s premier fresh food market located right in the heart of the city. Good Italian markets never seem to cross my radar as they are so unpredictable. Many districts hold a certain market on a certain day but...

E Prie Rosse, Genoa

E Prie Rosse, Genoa
  Genoa’s old centre is filled with a maze of streets with a different surprise seemingly up each one. We had gone in search of dinner through the centre and came across a decent looking restaurant with a huge window at the front opening out into the street. The menu...

Hotel Grand Savoia, Genoa

Hotel Grand Savoia, Genoa
Hotels in Genoa are few and far between, quite surprising really given that it’s a port city in the middle of some of Italy’s most beautiful coastline. During our stay in the city we needed somewhere relatively central, comfortable and at a good price. We settled on the Hotel...

Pan Per Focaccia, Genoa

Pan Per Focaccia, Genoa
Take away pesto, seafood and Colombus just what is Genoa’s other claim to fame? Focaccia of course. Stroll along down the Via San Lorenzo in the old part of town and you’ll find a street heaving with places selling ice cream and foccacia hot out of the oven. These...

Panino Marino

Panino Marino, Genoa
Panino Marino Piazza Caricamento, 65R Genoa’s port is arguably its most famous attraction. Rows of expensive yachts and cruise ship’s stretch out towards the sea with a backdrop of the city hills resembling the perfect Ligurian postcard. We arrived here just before sunset with a dilemma of where to eat. As...

Il Genovese

Il Genovese, Genoa
You can’t really come to Genoa and not try the famous trofie pasta with pesto. Working my way through google trying to find a place that boasted the authentic version of this dish wasn’t easy. In amongst the heaps of places offering their take on pasta and green pesto...