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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.

ASCOLI PICENO, three meals plus snacks in October 2018

by erica 8 days ago

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


erica commented 1 day ago

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

by erica 11 days ago

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


erica commented 7 days ago

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

by gutreactions 7 days ago

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

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

by mqholt 2 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 8 days ago

Rome Fall, 2018. Notes from the City

by erica 18 days ago

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


erica commented 9 days ago

This Just In: Venice is a Great Food Town

by Ziggy41 11 months ago

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


Multifoiled commented 10 days 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 12 days ago

Alla Morronese... Sauce for Pasta?

by erica 21 days ago

The other night, in a small restaurant in Sulmona, Abruzzo, I was served a first course of Paccheri alla Morronese, ...


jangita commented 16 days ago

Turin ar Asti? Any thoughts?

by BFoodie 8 months ago

Turino or Asti? We will be traveling in early October and are undecided. We'll start our trip 10 day trip in Montefal...

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jen kalb commented 22 days ago

Drive between Milan-Bologna-Pisa

by jordanf1 1 month ago

Hi... Will be driving from Milan to Bologna in early December---and then from Bologna to Pisa after a couple of days...


damiano commented 23 days ago

Rome and Florence

by Robert_ 23 days ago

We are travelling to Florence and Rome in mid November. Please provide some of your favourite restaurants.

jen kalb

jen kalb commented 23 days ago

Venice - Hole in the wall restaurant near the Jewish museum?

by Calam1ty 1 month ago

Those who know me also know I'm not so keen on the fancy, Michelin star places. I like somewhere that serves local fo...

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jen kalb commented 30 days ago

Unpretentious spot in Bergamo, please!

by Calam1ty 1 month ago

My friend and I are having a weekend in Bergamo starting this Friday. I'm staying in the Alta Citta and want to eat s...


Calam1ty commented 1 month ago

Santo Palato

by erica 2 months ago

At the strong recommendation of the Roman posters here whose opinions I very much respect, I asked my hotel to book a...


erica commented 1 month ago

Bergamo recs for monday and tuesday

by tummyache 6 months ago

Heading for a quick trip to Bergamo tomorrow and tuesday. Haven't seen too many recent posts so wondered if anyone h...


Calam1ty commented 1 month ago

Piemonte in late November

by enwyse78 2 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 ...


hazel1 commented 1 month ago

Eating itinerary family of 4 in September for Bologna, Italy?

by smiles33 4 months ago

I have read a few Chowhound threads and am feeling a little overwhelmed with only 2 months to go before our week-long...


smiles33 commented 1 month ago

First-time Italy trip with tweens: Tuscany or Umbria?

by smiles33 1 year ago

I am just at the beginning of my research and wanted to ask for advice re: which region of Italy to target for our fi...


smiles33 commented 1 month ago

Perugia, Alto-Adige and Piedmont

by BFoodie 2 months ago

We have planned a trip with friends who spent a few years living in Bologna. We begin in Montefalco and Perugia, will...


BFoodie commented 1 month ago