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Get Inspired by These School Lunches Around the World

Ever wonder what school lunches look like in countries around the world? With school almost back in session, the thought of cafeteria lunches might conjure images of droopy pizza, pale green vegetables...

Europe Honeymoon - Michelin Star Restaurant

by tnguyen444 3 days ago

We are doing our honeymoon in Europe. Going to Amalfi Coast, Florence, Bourdeux, Paris. Is there a Michelin star restaurant you guys recommend in those cities or around them? We want a restaurant ...


Rome recommendations for New Year's Eve?

by allysond 5 days ago

I'm looking for somewhere for a nice -- but not extravagant -- New Year's dinner with two kids (ages 5 and 8). We definitely do not want to do the whole cenone thing because our kids won't have the...


Random eating in southern Italy - Part 2

by Nyleve 4 days ago

Off to Matera. I had a few recommendations for Matera but when I mentioned them to our Air B+B host, he dismissed all of them and told us they were too far away. Turns out he was an idiot. But we m...

Random eating in southern Italy - Part 1

by Nyleve 4 days ago

First - thanks to all of you who answered my vague and unfocused questions regarding this trip. I am fully committed to eating well when I travel, but sometimes it's best to just fall into things a...


Itinerary/restaurant advice for Piemonte, Milan, Modena, and Verona Nov 2019

by bigjppop 4 days ago

Good morning Chowhound Italy lovers. I'm getting ready for a my upcoming trip to Italy (early November 2019). I'll have about 7 days total and my primary reason for traveling is eating and drinking...

Rome Trip Report July 2019

by alantz21 3 months ago

Santo Palato We chose Santo Palato for our first evening in Rome because we were there on a Sunday night and it was one of the few restaurants open near (ish) the city center. Since the majority o...

Fantastic Rome Restaurants suitable for a 20 month old

by tedurden 6 years ago

Hi, we are soon off to Rome for a few days and I am looking for some great restaurants. The kicker --- my husband and I are traveling with our 20 month old daughter. Therefore I am looking for some...

The Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese Consortium reacts to pending tariffs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 13 days ago

PARMA, ITALY, October 7, 2019 — Following the World Trade Organization’s decision to grant permission to the Trump administration to impose an annual tax of $7.5 billion on European exports such ...

Rome restaurants

by khor1 8 months ago

Hi, I will be traveling to Rome with my 10 year-old son for a week and I am looking for restaurant recommendations. I've looked on TripAdvisor, Yelp and Eater 38, but I really only trust the peo...

Contemporary Rome restaurants with great food

by maculapr 8 months ago

Hello, we will be going to Rome in early May. I will be going to the usual excellent Roman Trattorias but would like to go to a more modern, contemporary restaurant, not touristy, ideally with a go...

2019 Piemonte Dining Report (with bonus visit to Emilia Romagna)

by henjef85 20 days ago

Our visit to Italy in late June and early July this year was marred by the negative North Atlantic oscillation and I learned how heat inhibits the appetite for food and drink. But, my view remains...

October Itinerary in Piedmont - Need Help with Restaurants

by Maryslu 24 days ago

Need help with restaurants and Itinerary. I am staying in an apartment in Castiglione Falletto and my host has been extremely helpful in setting this up. Since I have never been to this region, I...

One special dinner in Italy

by Nyleve 29 days ago

I know this might be a stupid question, but I'm going to ask it anyway. We'll be travelling to southern Italy for 2 weeks - staying in Naples, Polignano a Mare, Matera, Praiano (Amalfi Coast). A ve...

Ideas for Quick March trip to NW Tuscany?

jen kalb
by jen kalb 9 months ago

We succumbed on an impulse and bit on one of those incredibly cheap offseason deals for a week (well 5 days) in Tuscany, based in Montecatini Terme; our "real" trip to Italy will be a return to La...

Il Centro in Priocca opens Hotel

by henjef85 20 days ago

For those who have enjoyed dining at Il Centro in Priocca (one of our favorite places in the Langhe), but have been put off by the drive at night to Priocca, well, there is good news. Tomorrow, Oc...

First Ever Trip to Italy

by dfrostnh 7 months ago

First Ever Trip to Italy - what should I bring home? The trip will be in September to the Amalfi Coast and then Rome. I realize I can't bring back certain foods but perhaps a kitchen gadget as a ...

Late November lunch spot in Liguria

by nicwil1120 1 month ago

My husband and I will have have one day of our late November trip to Italy dedicated to driving -- something we have to do to make our itinerary work. We'll wake up in Siena early on Monday 11/25 a...

Piemonte 2019

by allende 3 months ago

We'll do it differently this year. You can see all the previous year's posts by using the search function

Sources of information about Sicily restaurants

by LauraVG 5 months ago

Hi! We will visit Sicily at the end of June. I have read a couple of wonderful posts about Sicily in Chowhound but would like to also have other sources to choose from. For some reason, I feel th...

Sicily trip debrief (w bonus Rome content)

by NY350GT 2 months ago

Given there is a lack of resources on restaurants in Sicily figured I'd share a writeup I did on the back of our recent 12-day trip. General notes: The restaurants below are listed in the sam...