Pizza with a queue
Casa Italia is a Liverpudlian institution. But does it stand the test of time?
Dear readers — when does a humble restaurant become an institution? The chefs of Casa Italia, the beloved trattoria of Stanley Street — famed for the long queues that stretch out of its entrance almost every night — have been hard at work at the pizza oven for almost half a century now. It’s a fixture of Liverpool’s culinary scene that few have never tried, and some hold truly sacred. But after all these years, does its reputation exceed its offer?
You’ll have to wait for the answer to that question. First up, a quick news briefing, with huge news from the world of football and a tribute to a legend of the mountains.