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Ticino’s home for hale …… Vespas!

The last quiz referred to the combined age of the Vespas displayed at Ticino’s entrance. Correct age is 138 years, being 1963, 1965 and 1964 in sequence as parked from the left on the left of this screen. All three scooters are in perfect running condition and are used daily. Gianni’s answer was closest with […]

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Vespa, Vespa, Vespa…. the quiz

These three vintage Vespas are on display at our Ticino restaurant. What is their combined age? To give you a hint: all of them are more than 40 years old, all built in Italy and all work perfectly. Clicking on the picture will open a blow up. The correct number wins a Fondue Bourguignonne or […]

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Ticino’s phone number (415) 357 4000?

Last quiz’ asked about the relation between above phone number and Mendrisio/Ticino? Well, ringing said number the telephone is answered at San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art. The architect for this indeed very modern building was nobody less than Mario Botta, who was born on April 1st, 1943 in …….. Mendrisio/Ticino. His works are influenced […]

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Entertained Walks through Ticino?

The last quiz referred to Switzerland’s Ticino where there are many possibilities for lovely walks. One guided tour takes the walkers from the S. Stefano church in Tesserete via Vaglio, to Torre di Redde. After visiting Bigorio they return back to Tesserete, seeing churches and S. Maria capuchin monastry on the way. We asked what […]

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Ticino – October 1st, 2010

What made above date special for our restaurant? The correct answer came in from Albin, Esther K., Felici, Felix H., Felix St. , Fredi, komma4, Leon, Rene G., René T., Roger, Rolf, Sepp, tcs41 and Thomas; a pasta dish of their choice is waiting for them until October 31st, 2010. Congratulations! We opened the doors of […]

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Ticino’s architectural achievements

In the latest quiz we asked what unites the following three buildings in the Canton of Ticino – the Peasant House in Corripo, the Casa Rotunda in Stabio and La Congiunta in Giornico? Well, they rank ………. on the “List of 1001 buildings you must see before you die”. Click HERE for the entire list. […]

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