The founders hail from Ponza-where Circe turned Odysseus's men into pigs-50 kilometers south of Rome. The cuisine benefits from the location near the Hunts Point Market, featuring rustic seafood dishes, including a conch salad heaped over tangy, vinegar-cured vegetables, and juicy clams stuffed with toasted bread crumbs
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Venice Restaurant and Pizzeria was founded 51 years ago by three relatives from Ponza, an island 50 kilometers south of Rome and directly offshore from Monte Circeo, where the witch Circe turned Odysseus's crew into pigs. Jagged and...