Rice balls in different shapes, gelato in a brioche bun, and a market named for yelling, this week we’re in Palermo, Sicily for all that plus a trip to the restaurant with the best dishes made from local mushrooms and pasties made by a former nun. Marco Scapagnini of Niche Italy tells us the best places, best plates, and best drinks in Palermo. [EP62]

Show Notes:

Niche Italy tour company http://www.nicheitaly.com/

Caffe Svlelato Naples https://www.facebook.com/caffesvelato

Moccia Naples https://www.mocciapanificio.it/

Pizzeria di Matteo Naples http://www.pizzeriadimatteo.com/

Ortigia outdoor market https://destinationeatdrink.com/europe/italy/ortigia-sicily/#Ortigia_Market

La Vucciria Market – Via Coltellieri 46, Palermo

Ballaro Market – Via Ballaro 1, Palermo

Il Capo Market – Via Cappuccinell, Palermo

Sfincione https://destinationeatdrink.com/europe/italy/ortigia-sicily/#Pizza

Frutta Martorana https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frutta_martorana

Bar Alba http://lnx.pasticceriaalba.it/

Medieval Laundry Cefalu https://www.cefalu.website/en/what-to-visit/lavatoio-medievale/itm/161/

Nangalarunni restaurant http://www.hostarianangalarruni.it/

Maria Grammatico https://www.mariagrammatico.it/