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Franco Manca, restaurant review: Traditional Italian pizza that won’t rid you of your dough.

Franco Manca Reading, The Oracle Riverside, RG1 2AT.

It’s a wonder why students splash their cash on glorified greasy pizzas, when a restaurant serving traditional, wholesome dishes takes the same time as Dominoes delivery to travel to.

 

Franco Manca is an Italian pizzeria with sourdough bases at its heart.

 

From the moment guests step into the restaurant, its authentic eating experience is brought to life by an impressive ceramic fire oven and fresh herb aromas.» >

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Italy: A trip to the Venetian Carnival

Courtesy of Emma Reeves

The City of artisan showrooms, bohemian-chic fashion, serpentine architecture, murano glass jewellery, masquerade balls, renaissance masterpieces and historic waterways. Venice is a city once visited and never forgotten. In February 2008 I embarked on a city break to Venice with my family, where we stayed four nights in the height of the worlds most renowned masked extravaganza the Venice Carnival; and ever since then I have been more than desperate to return.» >

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