|1. Arianna and Tobia traded Rome for Puerto Vallarta. This pair of nice Italian travelers traveled thousands of miles across Latin America but returned to Mexico again and again until they decided to stay. Initially, they were on the Caribbean side but, following advice, came to this city and were immediately captivated.
2. Tobia Pompili, a member of the Asociacion de Pizzeros Italianos (API), a distinguished fraternity of experts in the art of shaping and preparing the highest profile Italian dish in the world. Among they highlights they offer the "white pizza", ie, without tomato sauce, with a delicious combination of mozzarella, smoked salmon and arugula.
3. Pomodoro e Basilico is located in the small Plaza Romy, halfway between Olas Altas Street Vallarta and the Rio Cuale on a corner that reminds them of "a traditional Italian village" here, under a pergola they built themselves, they offer a comfortable and cool environment and the best of their culinary repertoire with traditional Italian friendliness.
4. Their menu highlights include antipasti, bresaola (tasty beef cold cuts) and gnocchi fritti; unlike any gnocchi you have ever tried in the city before. The crostino, bread and cheese baked in wood-oven designed with a special red wood brought from Cabo Corrientes. This dish can be combined with squash blossoms, mozzarella and anchovies. The calzones and pastas are also something to enjoy.
5. Tobia has woven a dense network of contacts in order to have the best products for their dishes. We use all natural ingredients, simple but rich in flavor and character as well as Italian cuisine prepared here, "says the chef, such as the homemade pesto and tiramisu. And best of all, the intimacy and warmth that is felt in the peaceful shadow of "Pomodoro e Basilico".
Pomodoro e Basilico
Ignacio L. Vallarta 228 local 9
Col. Emiliano Zapata