The ultimate Sicilian summer refreshment, the sorbet-like granita, is perfect at Bam Bar, not far from the Grand Hotel Timeo at Via di Giovanni 45 (tel. 0942/24355). Specialties are the almond (mandorla) or white fig (fico bianco), but there are usually a dozen or more flavors to choose from.

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