Wine in Venice
Just off a dark, rain-washed piazza, we squeezed into Arcicchetti Bar, a tiny place even by Venetian standards. The whole space couldn’t have been larger than 20 square feet, and half that was occupied by the counter and bar.
The size of this bacaro (traditional Venetian bar) didn’t bother the locals, however, who preferred to remain outside, despite the rain, and who passed drinks down through the crowd like a well-oiled human chain.
My Venetian friend brought over two...