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Italy is the land of pasta and pizza, and Chowhounds have recommendations for places to eat across the country. Get tips on top restaurants, local cuisine, and out-of-the-way shops.

Piemonte 2018

by allende 9 months ago

In the Langhe for the next two months. You can look at the two threads from last year and 2016 to see more descrip...


plufmud commented 3 hours ago

Reservation at Osteria Francescana Up For Grabs

by byotch123 2 months ago

Hi, I have a dinner reservation at Osteria Francescana on Feb 1, 2019, at 8pm that I can no longer use. It is for 2 p...


mbfant commented 9 hours ago

Suggestions welcome for Rome first timers

by JCnCG99 3 days ago

Family trip to Rome in February with my husband and 2 teenage daughters. Looking for 2 great dinner suggestions. We a...


toitoi commented 1 day ago

Emilia-Romagna Black Skin pigs

by towkay 8 days ago

I understand Culatello di Zibello is from the black skin pigs from that area. Can anyone recommend a good restaura...

jen kalb

jen kalb commented 1 day ago

Rome Fall, 2018. Notes from the City

by erica 3 months ago

Last Sunday afternoon after a two week-long driving tour beginning in Fiumicino (1 night), and moving on to Norcia (U...


erica commented 3 days ago

My Venice list, January 2017

by sidcundiff 2 years ago

I’ve been to most of the restaurants listed below in February 2014. Good restaurants often have a short shelf life, ...


Sturmi commented 4 days ago

So, what was your best restaurant meal of 2018?

by damiano 17 days ago

As the year draws to a close, my mind wanders off to some of my best restaurant experiences in 2018. What was you...


Multifoiled commented 8 days ago

One night in Milan (when Trippa is closed)

by Losmith 29 days ago

We are a family of three (with a pasta-loving vegetarian 5-year-old) heading to Milan for one night the first week in...


lisaonthecape commented 26 days ago

Langhe, Barolo & Barbaresco

by DavidT 30 days ago

The weekend edition of the Wall Street Journal ran a series of interesting articles the past 3 weekends (Dec. 1-2, 8-...


jangita commented 30 days ago

Sara Moulton's 'Flavors of Tuscany' a tempting surprise...

by gutreactions 2 months ago

While catching up on my food tv, I was pleasantly surprised by Sara Moulton's 'Flavors of Tuscany'. It was on her 'Sa...


gutreactions commented 1 month ago

Piemonte in late November

by enwyse78 4 months ago

Hello I plan to be in Piemonte for 3 nights in late November. I don’t know yet where I will be staying. Possibly in ...


enwyse78 commented 1 month ago

Paging Allende: Alta Badia in Winter

by Losmith 11 months ago

Hi Allende! I've enjoyed your reports on destinations throughout Italy for years now and have found the reports on S...


Losmith commented 1 month ago

Venice for New Years

by sdnola 2 months ago

My family and I (kids age 12 and 15) will be in Venice for 4 nights at New Years. We will be at CoVino for New Years ...


sdnola commented 1 month ago

LE MARCHE...FOUR NIGHTS IN SENIGALLIA plus two lunches not too far away

by erica 2 months ago

I'm indebted to VinoRoma, without whose help I never would have visited Senigallia. I'd never visited LeMarche in ma...


rrems commented 2 months ago

Florence kid-friendly restaurant recs? Bakeries? Gelaterie?

by yehfromthebay 8 months ago

We will be in Florence for 4 nights in late June (staying in the Oltrarno area). I’d love some recommendations for me...


yehfromthebay commented 2 months ago

ASCOLI PICENO, three meals plus snacks in October 2018

by erica 2 months ago

After spending four nights in wonderfu Senigallia, we set off for Ascoli Piceno where we had booked three nights in P...


erica commented 2 months ago

Abruzzo, Four Nights Based In Sulmona With Day Trips For Lunch

by erica 2 months ago

I just spent two hours writing up this thread only to have it disappear. I will attempt once more. Leaving Ascoli...


erica commented 2 months ago

Mini trip report: Rome, Florence, Venice, Milan, Amalfi Coast

by mqholt 4 months ago

This will be sort of a mini-report. My wife and I took our two teenage boys to Italy this summer for a three week vac...


MarieKenny commented 2 months ago

This Just In: Venice is a Great Food Town

by Ziggy41 1 year ago

A full week of glorious Seafood festing in beautiful Venezia.  Other than one meal, one great meal after another. Rea...


Multifoiled commented 2 months ago

Piemonte 2017

by allende 1 year ago

We'll do it much differently this year. Here is a short recap after two and a half months here. I'll publish some po...


piero commented 2 months ago