First stop, the wine corner
Next, the deli: Sardinian flat bread, meats, cheeses
Picnic on the balcony
We ask the hotel for a restaurant recommendation and they suggest Ristorante Mirage, about a 10 minute drive away. We have one dinner, then another, then another. Wow! We like it! We don't get to any other restaurants, but the quality, variety, and atmosphere at Mirage keep us coming back day after day.
Dine inside or outside at Ristorante Mirage
Our first dinner starts with a assorted cheese antipasti, followed by octopus and potato salad (mostly octopus). We then share the seafood risotto. What a great assortment.
The second day, we share three salads and two entrees among the three of us:
Octopus and potato salad
Melon and prosciutto
Caprese salad (mozzarella and tomato)
Spaghetti fruitti di mare (all from the sea)
Sardinian pasta with sausage and tomato
Dinner 2: Antipasti trio
Sardinian pasta with sausage, spaghetti fruitti di mare
Our next (and last) dinner features two dishes we had truly enjoyed previously: octopus and potato salad (I'm in a rut, but a great rut!) and Sardinian pasta with sausage. We then share a pizza (we are in Italy after all) with sausage and olives. All as separate courses. Very symbolic, although we didn't even think of that at the time, we have pasta, octopus, and pizza for our last dinner in Italy. All the dishes we truly enjoy.
Dinner 3: Sardinian pasta with sausage
Octopus and [some] potato
But, alas, in the morning we're off to London to start our trek home. We bid goodby to Sardinia, but pledge: We'll be back!