Panettone vs. Pandoro

Panettone vs. Pandoro

With Thanksgiving behind us, week-long Black Friday deals (a recent trend in Italy) and the first real chill in the air, Italians are preparing psychologically (and their elastic waistband pants) for the Christmas eating extravaganza. We’ve spoken extensively of the...
Culatello, noble buttocks

Culatello, noble buttocks

Visiting and eating your way across Italy’s food belt––Bologna, Modena, Reggio Emilia and Parma––will most likely require you to let yours out a notch or two. Besides fast cars, socialist temperament, the oldest university, tortellini and Parmigiano, no other...
Monti neighborhood in Rome

Monti neighborhood in Rome

History, art, architecture, shopping, cuisine, culture… Grasping all of Rome in one single visit is virtually impossible. We always suggest planning travel itineraries by neighborhood. Kicking off a new series, The Neighborhoods of Rome, we begin breaking down...