Within the Venetian economy, one of the traditional functions of the Jewish community was to provide cut-rate pawnbroking services –...
Housed in one of Cannaregio's last remaining squeri (boatyards) is a fascinating collection of 50 historic boats and their endlessly...
The Schola Tedesca (German Synagogue) has been the spiritual home of Venice’s Ashkenazi community since 1528. By 16th-century Venetian...
While the rest of Venice is awash in wine, Ormesini offers more than 100 brews, including reasonably priced bottles of speciality craft...
Tin lamps, unadorned rustic tables and a small wooden bar set the scene for quality seafood at this excellent canal-side bacaro (bar)....
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Find a spot on the boat moored out front along the canal and watch the motley parade of drinkers and dreamers arrive for seafood crostini (open-face sandwiches) and quality organic and DOC wines by the ombra (half-glass of wine) or carafe. Folk singers play sets canalside when the weather obliges; when it's cold, regulars scoot over to make room for newcomers at indoor tables.