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Thu Jan 31, 2013, 11:21 PM

Eating Among Locals on a Venetian Island

If beautiful Murano glass is a strong draw to the Venetian Lagoon island, camera-snapping groups clogging the canals, and the cookie-cutter restaurants hoping to sell them a pizza along the way, can have the opposite effect. But thanks to a culinary newcomer, there’s a reason to return. Opened last April by Giovanna Arcangeli — a Murano native who planned events at the legendary Harry’s Bar for a decade and knows a thing or two about preserving a cultured calm in the midst of a touristy enclave — Acquastanca is a refuge from all that. “We wanted to create a place where guests would be able to relax and enjoy good food in a warm, quiet atmosphere with locals,” Ms. Arcangeli said.

http://travel.nytimes.com/2013/02/03/travel/eating-among-locals-on-a-venetian-island.html?hpw

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Sun Feb 3, 2013, 12:41 PM

1. Yum. Thanks!

Gonna be in venice layer this year and looking for restaurant recs.

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Sun Feb 3, 2013, 01:38 PM

2. Great! Lucky you!

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