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Treviso

Simply Divine Treviso

On a typical morning, I wake to the sounds of the ebb and flow of early morning commerce filtering through the open window of Locanda Ponte Dante. Five guestrooms have been created in this...
Olive grove

How to Select Olive Oil

The world of olive oil is just as complicated as the world of wine. “Italy has some of the most beautiful products that anyone can imagine”, Elena Lepori tells me. “But we don’t get...
Lake Garda

Fish and Chef in Lake Garda

Fish and Chef is a splendid annual food and wine extravaganza that takes place in the lovely area that surrounds Lake Garda. To Malcesine, Garda, Cavaion Veronese, Bardolino andcPeschiera del Garda come Italy’s finest...
Four Seasons Hotel, Florence

The Fabulousness of Firenze

“There are two kinds of light: the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.” —James Thurber Surely Thurber had Florence in mind. Florence glows in illuminary light that is evident in the paintings of...
Pasta

Italianissimo! Pasta

The romance of pasta in Gragnano, according to Pastificio dei Campi’s Giuseppe di Martini, began centuries ago when the Roman legions stored their grain here. Today, this little village of 27,000 people supplies 15.5%...
Pastificio dei Campi

Discovering Napoli

Early morning and we are on our way. On the high speed Frecciarossa train to Naples, the conductor informs us that we have not entered our travel details into our pre-purchased tickets, and are...
Chianti

Classic Chianti

Driving in Italy requires a fearless attitude and a great degree of skill. Fortunately, we have connected with a gladiator of the highway, Simone Baldanzi, of Chianti Drivers. Through rainstorms that flooded the roads,...

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