Sicily

Ristorante Antica Focacceria San Francesco | Via Alessandro Paternostro, 58, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy
Joined by Sicilian president Salvatore Cuffaro, Bourdain enjoys panelle, or chickpea fritters, and a spleen sandwich with plenty of cheese, called focaccia maritata.  They then have the president’s favorite dessert, watermelon gelee, but don’t indicate where. (NR 1.6, 2005)

Capo Market | Via Ballaro, 1, 90134 Palermo PA, Italy
After perusing the market, Tony is taken on a side street for frittola, which are basically scraps of mystery meat that have to be eaten immediately and hot before they can congeal. (NR 1.6, 2005)

Pasticceria Chemi | Corso Umberto, 102, 98039 Taormina ME, Italy
Tony swings in to this chic sweets shop for a cannoli after being told he can’t get real cannoli in New York.  He agrees with that overall tastiness of the Sicilian version. (NR 1.6, 2005)