Are you in Sicily? f you have planned a visit to Caltagirone, and need a break to eat, here is my advice. Caltagirone is dotted with bars, cafeterias, street food parlors, and home maid trattorias. Nut in this post I want to talk about Bar Iudica e Trieste. From breakfast to dinner, there is a great variety of street food in this amazing and renowned bar in Caltagirone.
Few things to know about Caltagirone
Caltagirone, a captivating town nestled in the heart of Sicily, enchants visitors with its timeless beauty and rich cultural heritage. Famous for its exquisite ceramics, this picturesque destination boasts a history that dates back to ancient times. Strolling through its charming streets, you’ll be immersed in a world of artistic expression and craftsmanship. The centerpiece of Caltagirone is the monumental Scalinata di Santa Maria del Monte, a majestic staircase. It is has colorful ceramic tiles, offering breathtaking views of the town. With its warm Mediterranean climate and a wealth of historical landmarks, Caltagirone invites travelers to explore its hidden treasures. Do not miss the opportunity to experience the authentic essence of Sicily.
And back to this amazing bar
My suggestion for lunch is to take street food and eat it on their famous staircase. It is also a way to save time and money while visiting Italy.
I had a panzerotto filled with cauliflowers and sausages. One is as big as two hands and costs 1 euro. Ham, tomatoes and mozzarella cheese, spinaches and sausages, tomatoes and cheese are the many ingredients you can find in the filling.
I got back there in the afternoon for a coffee and had a little truffle, a small pastry with a chocolate filling, and covered with cocoa.
You will also find the famous granita, ice cream, and homemade dishes like pasta al forno, baked pasta.
Price: 3/4 euros for lunch.
Tested in August 2017