Mè Cumpari Turiddu
It's not difficult to see how Catania's main shopping street got its name – on a clear day you can see Mt Etna rising majestically at...
Teatro Massimo Bellini
A few blocks northeast of the duomo, is Catania's dashing opera. Completed in 1890 and made for homegrown composer Vincenzo Bellini,...
The modest, neglected ruins of this Roman theatre, below street level in Piazza Stesicoro, are worth a quick look. Note that opening...
Wines by the glass, draught and bottled beer and an ample cocktail list are offered at this delightful wine bar with tables invitingly...
Presiding over this much-loved, family-run noshery is wise-cracking patron Nino, who does a thriving business feeding peckish office...
Piazza Santo Spirito 36-38 · interesting places nearby
Mè Cumpari Turiddu information
Old chandeliers, recycled furniture and vintage mirrors exude a nostalgic air at this quirky bistro-restaurant-providore, where tradition and modernity meet to impressive effect. Small producers and Slow Food sensibilities underline sophisticated, classically inspired dishes like ricotta-and-marjoram ravioli in a pork sauce, soothing Ustica lentil stew or a playful 'deconstructed' cannolo . There's a fabulous selection of Sicilian cheeses, lighter bistro grub and cakes.