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Top 5 Must-Eats When In Rome
Published on Friday, March 9, 2012 by Italy food culture is different from any other food culture in the world. For Italians, meal time is a time to relax. For them, flavor and character is a must in their food.  Rome, the capital of Italy, is the place to taste the best Italian foods. Ever since ancient times, Romans considered hosting a banquet in their villa as a matter of pride. So, even now you can ...
Visit Naples and Double Your Love for Pizza
Published on Sunday, February 19, 2012 by If you are a hard core pizza lover, then on a visit to Italy you have to get a taste of these delicacies from the authentic Italian pizzerias. These pizzerias prepare pizzas in a wood burning brick oven to give you the original taste. Since pizza originated in Naples Italy, you must visit this southern Italian city to taste the real thing.  But the real mouth wate...
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...