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Zia Amelia: Bringing Italy to Egypt in Every Dish

June 11, 2021

I am a picky eater who is also not a foodie. Being this person in my group of friends, who are abnormally passionate about food, is not that easy, but it is fun. Since it was my first time in Gouna, I decided to trust their judgment and try Zia Amelia, a little Italian joint in Downtown Gouna. The moment I walked in, I noticed it was a high-end restaurant with a warm atmosphere and soft candlelight. People seemed to be from different ages and nationalities; one can easily spot a small Egyptian family on vacation, foreign couples on a romantic getaway, elders who are just enjoying their time, and residents of Gouna. Once seated, we were offered complimentary bruschetta and fresh Italian bread. This atmosphere indeed made me feel like it was a hotspot of cultural fusion because of how culturally diverse the guests were. However, the prices reflected that it might not be for everyone. Main courses such as Scaloppine Al Marsala, Cotoletta Alla Milanese, and Filetto Di Manzo, their prices range between EGP 275 to EGP 490. Meanwhile, pasta and pizzas range from EGP 130 to EGP…

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