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Feasting on memories of Venice

20 February 2021

9:00 AM

20 February 2021

9:00 AM

Dining in catastrophe used to be more interesting: but we must be fair. It was a smaller (and wetter) catastrophe: the Acqua Alta in Venice. That is when the sea rises and you put bin bags on your legs; and people push you off the duckboards while other people waltz in the water, sweetly and poorly; and inexperienced tourists turn to hotel managers and say, with loss in their eyes: when can we go outside without bin bags on our legs? The experienced hotel manager will reply, with mirrored grief: ‘Madam, it is the sea [and what do you want...

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The Gritti Palace, Campo Santa Maria Del Giglio 2467, Venice, Italy

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