Review: Carb-loading with character at Cicio Cacio

Review: Carb-loading with character at Cicio Cacio
"I wanted to make a very human place," owner and head chef Guilo Ricatti says. (Image: Supplied)
Gregor Thompson
Running long distances presents partakers with a rare opportunity: to gorge themselves on unlimited carbohydrates guilt-free.For some of us, it is the only reason the endeavour is worthwhile.Before the Wellington marathon (I ran the half) two weeks ago, I went to the best place the capital has to offer to undertake this decadent act of catharsis, an Italian joint in Newtown called Cicio Cacio.By way of Doctor Who, the word “tardis” – the telephone box used to travel through time – has entered the lexicon to describe a pl...

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