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Northern Italy restaurant suggestions - Lake Como, Milan, Dolomites

by uesgirl 5 days ago

Hi Chowhounders, I'm traveling with my husband and parents in Northern Italy for 10 days and would love some resta...


uesgirl commented 16 hours ago

Bologna Trip Report

by jen kalb 22 days ago

We had a great week in Bologna (last week in April), followed by 3 really enjoyable days in Piacenza province and Pav...

jen kalb commented 18 hours ago

Notes on Piemonte 2017

by PH Rodgers 21 days ago

Not surprisingly, our just completed ten day visit to Piemonte confirmed that there is nowhere else my wife and I wou...

PH Rodgers commented 2 days ago

Florence trip report: April 29-May 2

by Multifoiled 5 days ago

Saturday: Taverna del Bronzino (dinner) As I stated in another post, I know this restaurant does not get a lot of lov...

Multifoiled commented 2 days ago

Rome trip report: May 3-7, 2017

by Multifoiled 16 days ago

Thanks again to all who either directly or indirectly contributed to our final decisions. No matter what many people ...

Multifoiled commented 2 days ago

Lunch/late breakfast in Rome--Worth a Pit Stop?

by Pei 14 days ago

Flying into FCO at around 8:30 on a Saturday, and need to be in Florence by evening. Question: is it worth stoppi...

minchilli commented 2 days ago

Il Falconiere near Cortona

by LABeam 4 days ago

Much has been posted years ago. Does anyone have more recent experience. Thinking of stopping there for lunch becau...


CocoTO commented 3 days ago

Need suggestion for city to visit in Italy

by msceebee 4 months ago

My sister is finishing medical school (after 10 yrs of study and training.) We want to do a big sister trip before sh...

jen kalb commented 3 days ago

Retrobottega, Rome

by Gastrobuck 4 months ago

We will be in Rome for one week next month. I am indebted to AntonioA, vinoroma, minchilli and shanshan for sharing ...

vinoroma commented 4 days ago

Northern Italy Itinerary

by lavendula 4 months ago

Planning a trip to Northern Italy for this May and could use guidance with my itinerary. We fly into Milan on a red...

glbtrtr commented 4 days ago

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Paging Allende for San Cassiano advice

by fress 4 days ago

My wife and I are looking forward to our first visit to San Cassiano next month, after years of reading Allende's ent...

Rome, Italy. Emma Pizzeria

by GrumpyHusband 26 days ago

Had lunch with friends. We are here for a month. Seating is like a cafeteria. Boring wait staff. Worst pizza we have ...

jen kalb commented 5 days ago

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A Taste of Rome in the Windy City - Bonci Opening in June(?)

by ferret 5 days ago

Gabriele Bonci is opening his first location outside Rome in the already-hot West Loop Randolph corridor. Recent repo...

Lunch between Positano and Arezzo

by Scooter22 8 days ago

I will be traveling from Positano and driving to Arezzo. We will be leaving in the morning but are flexible. We are...

jen kalb commented 6 days ago

Report - On from Bologna to Piacenza, Gazzola di Rivalta, Bobbio and Pavia

by jen kalb 18 days ago

After 6 nights staying in Bologna, we continued our trip by car back to Milano, via Piacenza province, new to us, whe...

jen kalb commented 6 days ago

Turin/Torino Trip Report

by jnwall 9 days ago

My wife and I had a great week in Turin/Torino, thanks in large part to the help we received from this site. The ...

macdog commented 7 days ago

Lo Zodiaco - Rome?

by Steve R 9 days ago

Up on one of the hills of Rome, this place was recommended to us (mainly because of the view) by several friends. So...

Steve R commented 8 days ago

Piemonte Restaurants 2016

by allende 1 year ago

Left our home in Tuscany, and we’re in The Langhe again for what we hope will be two months of eating, drinking, biki...


SCoeNH commented 10 days ago

Sostanza vs Fagioli vs Bettola for Bisteca Fiorentina?

by Pei 13 days ago

I've narrowed it down to these 3 choices for top-quality beef, but wanted to ask people's thoughts on the key differe...


lisaonthecape commented 11 days ago