… and there still is, Ristorante NiNo in via Borgognona.
Just 80 steps from Piazza di Spagna and more than 80 years since it was first established, it is not simply the history of a highly renowned restaurant, but the story of a family that has kept the Italian culinary excellence alive over the years, with passion, dedication and sacrifice. Or should we say, the Italian culinary art. A highly complex art of handed down, traditional know-how, a custodian of recipes and secrets of which Ristorante Nino is a fine front runner.
The restaurant furnishings and menu tell the story of a part of unified Italy and several centuries of culinary culture: suffice to say that one of the very first culinary texts, defined a “Cookbook”, dating back to the first half of the 14th century, describes the preparation of beans in the Tuscan native dialect. This showcases how food has been an integral part of Italian culture for centuries.
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