Mercato di Ballarò
Via Ballarò near Via Albergheria
Photo by Raymond Patrick
Mercato di Ballarò, Palermo, Sicilyby Fabrizia Lanza
People line up at seven or eight in the morning to order a big dish of soup made with tripe and intestines. You can get panelle (pancakes made from chickpeas) hot from the vendor. They also sell the most famous panino—spleen stuffed in a bun, which you eat either ‘married,’ with ricotta, or ‘not married,’ which is pure. Via Ballarò near Via Albergheria
This story appeared in the January/February 2011 issue. See all of Fabrizia Lanza’s favorite places in Palermo.