Published On: Mon, Apr 27th, 2015

Antica Pesa defines Doha’s Italian culinary

Antica Pesa Doha

Antica Pesa, Doha’s new ‘real Italia’ culinary experience, has opened its doors for guests adding a new and exciting dining experience to Doha’s blossoming culinary scene. The celebrity hotspot from New York and Rome offers guests authentic Italian cuisine at Doha’s new premier destination Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl – Doha.

The restaurant remains true to its 17th Century family-focused roots, with four generations of the same family having managed the restaurant over the past 93 years. The menu is created following two fundamental guidelines: reworking traditional recipes from Roman cuisine and creating dishes using local organic products for seasonal dishes, with a nod to modern trends.

The inspiration for the restaurant’s name comes from its origins as a Vatican customs post that collected taxes on grain in Rome. The antique customs officer decided to initiate a sort of eatery that offered bread and wine to the many peasants who came to the tollhouse. ‘The Old Scales’ or ‘Antica Pesa’ was coined in the late 19th century when the original customs function was replaced by a real restaurant.

Source: Catering News ME

 

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