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Add More Taste To Your Travel With Delicious Italian Gelato
Published on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 by If you love ice cream, you will love Italian gelato. Give your taste buds a treat by trying this semi-frozen delicacy as you travel throughout Italy. A shop that sells gelato in Italy is called a gelateria.  Tubs of deliciously-flavored, colorful Italian gelato are showcased in huge glass cases and as you watch them you will feel your tongue drool! Italian g...
Authentic Rome Restaurant: Renato e Luisa
Published on Sunday, January 29, 2012 by When in Rome, eat as the Romans do and Renato e Luisa is just the kind of authentic Roman dining experience that you're looking for.... It is the kind of restaurant (taverna officially) you might not notice when walking by, but looks can be deceiving. Step inside Renato e Luisa, just behind Largo di Torre Argentina, for a relaxing, authentic and affordable Roman me...
All About Italian Food and Dining Etiquette
Published on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 by Do you love eating and traveling? Then, Italy is ‘the’ destination for you!  Dining etiquette varies from country to country. So before you travel Italy, it is wise to know Italy's food etiquette. Italians are crazy about food. Most of the restaurants in Italy serve sumptuously delicious food and it can make your Italy travel more enjoyable! A formal Italia...
Why Bread in Tuscany Doesn’t Have Salt
Published on Monday, December 19, 2011 by One of the great joys of eating in Italy is munching on fresh Italian bread. Yet when you bite into your first piece of while visiting Tuscany (and also much of Umbria), you might be surprised at what is missing. It might take a moment to realize that there's no salt! This type of bread is called pane toscano.  So how did the Tuscans miss this key ingredient that y...
Visit Testaccio Market in Rome Before It Changes Forever
Published on Sunday, December 11, 2011 by Foodies in the know say that Testaccio Market (Mercato di Testaccio) is one of the best places in Rome to buy meats, cheeses, fruit, vegetables, seafood and all the key ingredients for cooking an authentic Italian meal. Testaccio  is the city's traditional working class neighborhood (and home to former slaughterhouses) located on on the left bank of the Tiber Rive...
A Historical Ride through Italian Gastronomy
Published on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 by  An interesting fact is that most people tour Italy for the sake of enjoying the Italian cuisine recipes, apart from its beguiling beauty, attractive art and architecture and the unique culture. Like the tempting delicious food of Italy, the recipes also carry a rich and tempting background. As Italian cuisines outside Italy represent only a small part of the dive...
Celebrating White Truffles in Alba Italy
Published on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 by It is the season for white truffles (tartufi bianchi)  also known in Italy as "white diamonds" for their expensive price of hundreds of dollars for just a hundred grams. One group of these rare gems can be found around Alba in the region of Piedmont and the whole area seems to go truffle crazy in the month of November. There are five kinds of white truffles of...
Drink a “Chino” While in Italy
Published on Monday, September 12, 2011 by I'll admit it. This humble Italy travel writer -- who gets to visit the land of la dolce vita and drink all kinds of fabulous wines -- sometimes likes to drink something of a lesser vintage and quality -- Diet Coke. I know, how could I? Well, on a recent trip to Italy, I discovered an alternative, of sorts, to Diet Coke, a good ole' Italian soda called "Chino." It has...
Where to Eat in Umbria: Redibis in Bevagna
Published on Monday, September 5, 2011 by I'll be heading back to the central Italian region of Umbria in a few weeks and can't wait for my trip. Let me tell you about one of my favorite restaurants in Umbria...Dinner at Ristorante Redibis in the town of Bevagna is practically guaranteed to be one of the highlights of a visit to the region. The unique setting makes a lasting first impression. The dining area ...
Popular Italian Dishes to Add Spice to Your Italy Vacation
Published on Monday, September 5, 2011 by Mention Italy and a vision of mouthwatering dishes conjure in your mind. If you want to savor the authentic taste of pastas and pizzas, then you ought to plan a tour to Italy. Not just pastas and pizzas, Italy offers a wonderful palette of more such delectable recipes. Pasta: It is undoubtedly one of the most popular Italian dishes. Did you know that there is a hug...