from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northeast Italy on an island in the Venetian lagoon. It is connected with the mainland by a bridge. Population: 50,900.


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  • "Lotta's is a hidden gem," says Johnson, who appreciates that the restaurant uses local produce such as Chioggia beets and lake fish as much as possible.

  • In a San Francisco neighborhood that has a restaurant scene known for heaps of spaghetti, North Beach's Naked Lunch has gained a midday following with menu items like a sandwich with foie gras and duck prosciutto ($16) and roasted baby Chioggia beet salad ($6).

    Naked Lunch

  • For straight seed-to-earth planting, I've also got some purple carrots and Chioggia beets (can we say hello, salad?).

    Take A Walk

  • Wrap 20 golf-ball-size golden or Chioggia beets individually in foil, place on a baking sheet and cook for 40 to 50 minutes.

    Great Ways to Veg Out

  • This family includes the red-leafed, Chioggia-type radicchios, the green-leafed endives (including the frilly frisee varieties) and the delicate, crisp escarole.

    Groundwork: Chicory that's rad

  • Mr. Craffonara explained that fresh deliveries of fish arrived early every morning from the port of Chioggia just two-and-a-half hours away.

    Skiing Slows Down in Italy

  • In fact, the fishermen from Chioggia and Venice make the best soups.


  • Venice sold Chioggia salt to cities as far up the Po valley as Milan.


  • One recipe even tells us to add extra salt if the salt in question comes from the pans of Chioggia at the southern end of the Lagoon.


  • He tells us, for example, that fishermen from Chioggia the town on the Lagoon where the Venetian salt pans were located griddle goby over the embers, or put them in a soup with Malmsey wine, water, a little vinegar, and “Venetian spices.”



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