Sardinia

Tony visits Sardinia, his wife's homeland, and gets a lesson in what it means to be Sardinian. Tony learns that Sardinia really is its own country with a strong island mentality.

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Su Gologone

The hotel and restaurant is a favorite for locals and travelers alike. Here Tony tries all that the kitchen can dish out including various local cheeses, cured meats, homemade pastas, spit-roasted veal and lamb.

08025 Oliena, Nuoro, Italy

 
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Agriturismo Roccas

Tony and family dine in a granite cave on the farm originally used by shepherds. Their specialties are cured and spit-roasted meats. Tony samples roasted goat, homemade sausage, prosciutto and pastas.

Loc. Sedda e Ortai Monte Ortobene, (8100) Nuoro, Italy

 
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Agriturismo Predas Rujas

Tony and family are joined by owners Laura and Gianpaolo for a lunch of wild hare, braised partridge stuffed with lardo, homemade pastas and wild boar.

Loc. Pedras Rujas, (8020) Torpe -- Posada, Nuoro, Italy

 
See & Do
Fogarizzu Knives

For 4 generations, the Fogarizzu family has been making knives in Pattada. Tony and his local friend Lisa will watch Salvatore Fogarizzu make a traditional patadese knife in his grandfather's original workshop.

6 Via Crispi, 07016 Pattada, SS, Italy

 
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Zia Forica

Tony meets local friends at Zia Forica for a generous buffet of snails, donkey, fava beans with lardo, artichokes and lasagna.

Corso Margherita di Savoia, 39 - 07100 Sassari, SS, Italy

 

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