-- as acceptable clientèle, and the people at the other table kept having mobile 'phone calls, and by and large it was not a wonderful evening (I HATE being rushed between courses !).

But truly, Rieti is somewhere all Italophiles should visit, and for more reasons than just to lay eyes upon «Umbilicus Italiae» -- the navel of Italy, in Piazza San Rufo ...
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Rieti.