The life motto of Ivan Otaviani, owner of the restaurant Sale e Pepe in Kolonaki, is simple: “life is too short to drink bad wine.” And indeed his wine cellar includes a rich variety of rare and fair “jewels”. From more than 1000 wine labels, he is sure to find the one that suit you best.
Ivan Otaviani started out, about twenty years ago, with a small restaurant on the
Everything we tasted was well-prepared and truly delicious. We started with the rich and slightly sour salad of fresh mushrooms, brezaola, parmesan and celery and the foie-grass escalope in grape glaze that was accompanied by a crisp, fresh salad. The broad pasta with white goat ragout and black truffles was simply exceptional. From the main dishes, Tagliata alla Toscana with rosemary, perfectly cooked, outvoted the otherwise excellent rooster stuffed with Tuscan sausage meat that my friend ordered. As we left, we both exclaimed, "A truly Italian Restaurant!”
Sale e Pepe, Tel 210-7234102, 34 Aristippou Street - Kolonaki.