The main drag for sailors in Malta.
Chapter 1: Pig Bodine relates a story to Benny Profane about the Metro Bar during their Navy days.
Epilogue: Stencil comes to Strada Stretta, "Strait Street," where he runs into Demivolt disguised as a pope. They take seats at the Cafe Phoenicia, which lies across the street from the John Bull, where Maijstral always sits. They see Veronica Manganese sit down with Maijstral. Demivolt gives Stencil some details about Veronica: she showed up at beginning of war with Sgherraccio (a Mizzist), intimate with Mussolini, among others.