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Make This Easy Limoncello for a Taste of Italy Wherever You Are

With coronavirus making travel a tricky and even potentially dangerous prospect this year, we're embracing the summer staycation. All week (and all summer) long, we'll bring you transportive flavors...

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Random eating in southern Italy - Part 2

by Nyleve 1 year 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...

Piemonte Fall 2019

by jangita 1 year ago

I have always wanted to visit Lago di Orta so we stayed the night at Cucchiaio di Legno https://www.ilcucchiaiodilegno.com/ and ate at the restaurant. The seasonal tasting menu for €32/person w...

Bologna and the Piedmont

by eileenbf 2 years ago

Having just spent 4 days in Bologna on a 2 week northern Italy trip I thought I would write some comments on Bologna, since I have appreciated so much reading everyone else’s thoughts and gotten so...

Venice (vegetarian/seafood)

by sobbuh 1 year ago

My wife and I will be in Venice for 3 nights -- I'm a vegetarian, and she loves seafood; we do like more experimental/modern food, but generally find we prefer the osteria/trattorias that do tradit...

Europe Honeymoon - Michelin Star Restaurant

by tnguyen444 1 year 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 1 year 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 1

by Nyleve 1 year 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...

Rome Trip Report July 2019

by alantz21 1 year 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...

The Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese Consortium reacts to pending tariffs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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?

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by jen kalb 2 years 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 1 year 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 2 years 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 ...

Sources of information about Sicily restaurants

by LauraVG 2 years 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 1 year 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...

Piedmont restaurant suggestions for October

by Maryslu 1 year ago

Never been to Piedmont before. Will be in Varenna for 3 days before going to Barolo for the next 8. So many restaurants to choose from. Would like to choose 3 fabulous restaurants out of the li...