we went out to dinner with some great friends, some of a lifetime and some a bit shorter but the vintage is as wonderful. The scene, Parisi. Closest to a bistro or pub where the food and wine are uncomplicated and friendly but the owner is from Florence. It has a lovely shop selling gelato, espresso and things to squrrel away in the pantry for a rainy day. The photo is the view from our table.
the players in no particular order.
k- pollo con funghi w/ olive oil potatoes
z- pasta alla amatriciana
d- tomato soup
v- italian wedding soup
a-gnocchi w/ pesto cream
j- pizza salad