Where to Eat and DrinkI Salotti
serves sophisticated, contemporary, innovative dishes with fine local wines. Among its highlights are filetto di manzo chianino flambé fasciato con lardo
and scaloppa di fegato grasso e composta di cipolle rosse
-local grilled beef steak with bacon and escalope of liver with braised red onions. (tel. 0578 274407; www.ilpatriarca.it
; località Querce al Pino, Strada Statale 146; closed 10th Jan- 31st March, Mon and Tue). Osteria La Solita Zuppa,
characterized by its rustic and friendly atmospherea and hearty cucina povera
making the most of traditional recipes. The house soup is particularly delicious. (tel. 0578 21006; www.lasolitazuppa.it
; Via Porsenna 21; closed 15 Jan-1 Mar and Tue).
Classic dishes are the focus at La Taverna del Patriarca
( tel. 0578 274407; www.ilpatriarca.it
; località Querce al Pino, Strada Statale 146). Zaira
serves regional dishes, also with an excellent wine list. There is an Etruscan wine cellar too( tel. 0578 20260; www.zaira.it
; Via Arunte 12; closed Mon with the exception of Jul-Sep).