Del Cambio, Turin, 9/9/16

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Del Cambio is a fairly large restaurant in Turin, about an hour on a high speed train from Milan. There has been a restaurant in this building since the 1700s which has hosted the likes of Audrey Hepburn, Mozart and Maria Callas during its time.  One side of the formal dining room is windows which look out to lovely buildings that at one time were the seat of government.  According to a waiter, some government officials would dine and relax  and only return to their job when summoned by a wave out the window across the street. The dining room behind us with the mural was the original room and where we sat was more of a covered porch area, but now that area is the formal one and a piano and paintings have made the other more casual.   Continue reading