Eating & Drinking in Sicily

Mar 28, 2024 896

BY: Katie Parla

My great grandfather Niccolò Cipollina was born in the Cala, Palermo’s ancient port, in 1899. My great grandmother was born in Villarosa in the Enna province at around the same time. My Sicily roots run deep and it’s one of my favorite places to travel.

It’s also a frustrating place to dine out since so many restaurants exist mainly to cater to tourists (too often demanding ones from Milan so you can imagine…) and can be mind bogglingly disappointing. Sicilians generally eat at home and cook, transforming fresh ingredients into tasty dishes. I HIGHLY recommend you find an apartment with a kitchen and use it as a base and cook.

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