Francesco Farris

  • Dining

    December 29, 2011

    At Zio Cecio, Priced Out Until the Pasta

    High-priced dishes obscure the cooking at Zio Cecio -- until the pasta comes.

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    Zio Cecio Opens on Lovers Tonight

    Chef Francesco Farris of Zio Cecio​Zio Cecio opens tonight for dinner at 4615 W. Lovers Lane. Chef Francesco Farris, formerly of Arcodoro/Pomodoro, is originally from Sardinia, and his new place is an "Italian affair with a Sardinian twist." Mains include Mezzeluna Alla Fonduta Di Pistacchi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Zio Cecio Cucina Italiana To Open in October

    ​On the heels of Leslie Brenner's hyper-delicious Italian food photo orgy, news of another Italian restaurant has landed in my in-box. Francesco Farris will open Zio Cecio Cucina Italiana next month on Lovers Lane, just west of Neighborhood Services, Bijoux, and Fireside pies. The restaurant ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 30, 2006

    Give 'Em the Boot

    Why don't more people like Italian liqueurs?

  • Calendar

    October 16, 2003

    Venetian Finds

    Lazarus returns home with more than postcards

  • Dining

    February 20, 2003

    Boot Scootin'

    Why is Italian food so popular?

  • Dining

    January 28, 1999