The lively backyard of Valley Arcade, Nairobi

La Salumeria restaurant, whose speciality is Italian cold cuts of meat, and other deli products. PHOTO | JOHN FOX | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The owner and manager of La Salumeria is Davide Buranello.
  • A “salumeria” is a place that sells “salumi” — especially Italian cold cuts of meat and other deli products.

La Salumeria in Valley Arcade, along Gitanga Road, is one of my favourite restaurants in Nairobi. It’s been there for 20 years and, apart from a few places within walking distance of my office in Lavington Shopping Centre, I have been there more times than any other restaurant in the city.


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