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Is That An Italian Dish? Think Again
Published on Saturday, August 13, 2016 by Italian cuisine is among the best in the world, and its delectable, gourmet dishes embody the passion of a country devoted to cooking as craft. Italian-American food is also delicious, ranking high on the list of staple comfort foods that are easy to prepare. To the surprise of many Americans who visit Italy, though, there’s not always overlap between the two. The ...
5 Things Not to Do in Italy
Published on Saturday, December 27, 2014 by The goal of the Italy Travel Blog is to give you lots of great ideas on what to do in Italy but every so often, it is helpful to give you some ideas on what not to do in Italy: 1.  Ask for parmesan cheese on your seafood. Or a cappuccino after lunch. Of course, if you insist on a sprinkle of formaggio, or make a plea for butter with your bread, a good Italian wait...
Shopping in Italy: Don’t Touch the Fruits and Vegetables!
Published on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 by Italy is the land of luscious, colorful produce - giant, bright yellow lemons, eggplant that's the perfect shade of purple, peppers as shiny and red as they get. The flavorful bounty is usually lovingly and carefully displayed just so in outdoor markets and supermarkets.  All of the beautiful, deliciousness might make you tempted to...But Don't Touch!  Non T...
Save on Perillo’s New Food and Wine Tour of Italy
Published on Monday, April 8, 2013 by  A true Italian journey includes experiencing Italy's culinary traditions. When in Italy, eat and drink, and that's the name of our new tour Mangia e Bevi! Save$250 Off Per Person on June 13, September 19, October 3 DeparturesHere's what's included:eat your way through Bologna's tortellini and lasagnaexplore stunning Tuscan landscapes and medieval towns like San Gim...
The Italy Mix: New Tuscany Hotels, Best Markets in Italy
Published on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by Our new feature on ItalyTravel.com is The Italy Mix, a post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web each week.  Here are our top picks for this week: Meet the Three People Pope Francis Wanted Front and Center: Pope Francis celebrated his Inaugural Mass at the Vatican this week with some personal guests in t...
Why I Love Eating in Italy
Published on Friday, September 7, 2012 by I start planning my meals in Italy as soon as I book my trip. There’s just no better place in the world to experience such incredible tastes.  Here is what I love best about eating in Italy: Local, Fresh Ingredients: Chances are that anything you eat in Italy was grown or produced no more than a few miles away. How many places can say that? The meat, vegetables,...