We spend so much time at Terroni Queen, the staff practically order for
us. But after dining at Cosimo’s latest venture, we’re willing to break
with tradition. Herewith, five things we love about Osteria Ciceri e
1. Reservations! Yes, it takes them, which means no more standing in
mile long lineups in minus a zillion Celsius.
2. Friends in high
places: communal dining along one great, big wooden table.
deliciously warming soup of chickpeas and Tria pasta (Ciceri e Tria) and
the tastiest branzino antipasto weve had in ages.
4. Italiano lessons
in the loo: Listen to Italian phrases while retouching your perfect red
5. The authentic, homemade dolci (torta di pane all arancias,
torta della nonna, crème caramel) are not to be missedand are best
washed down with an Amaro Nonino Grappa.
Osteria Ciceri e Tria, 106 Victoria St., Toronto, 416-955-0258.