Sunday, October 16, 2011
Trattoria Delia - Burlington, VT
Whenever I think of Italian food, Julia Roberts and all the food she had in Italy in the movie "Eat, Pray, Love" pops into my head. Since I haven't been to Italy (yet!), sometimes I wonder if the restaurants I have been to are "real Italian food". But anyhow, Trattoria Delia is recommended by a couple of friends who also love to eat so we actually planned our Vermont trip around the time of our dinner reservation.
This nice little restaurant is just steps away from the crowded Church St. When we pushed open the wooden door, smell of garlic and tomato and all kind of good things hit us in the face (which we were happy with). We had the Lumache alla Sambuca, snails with herbs on bread, to start. The snails were soaked (literally) with tastes from all the herbs and butter. For main courses, we shared the Ossobuco alla Milanese, braised veal shank in white wine, and the Zuppa di Pesce, garlic and seafood (two of my favorite things). The veal was so braised to the point where the meat melt on my tongue. And of course, we cannot skip dessert because that's what completes a meal! We had the Tiramisu (a must-try if you happen to go there) and Profiterole with chocolate hazelnut Gelato inside. And the night at Burlington had a perfect conclusion.
152 Saint Paul St,
Burlington, VT 05401