ITALY Archives - Page 2 of 2 - DINE Magazine
Adler Spa, Italy

Taking the Waters, in Tuscany

The more they raved about Tuscany, the more I doubted. I become uneasy when I leave the city. Give me skyscrapers, concrete, glass and steel and I am in my comfort zone. Empty fields...
The Mediterraneao Hotel

Friends, Romans, Countrywomen

“When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” —St. Ambrose, 387 AD Dining on the rooftop terrace of The Mediterraneao Hotel, I see a beautiful silvery building glowing in the city nightscape. A full moon...
strawberry and truffles

Nobody Knows The Truffles I’ve Seen

January marks the end of one of my favorite seasons of the year. The Truffle season begins in mid September and lingers aromatically until the end of December. During this time, upscale restaurants throughout...

The World of 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...
Truffle Chart

Italy’s Hidden Treasure

You say Truffle, I say Tartufi. How can something so rare, so expensive, so delicious, so wondrous, come from such humble origins? The truffle is a fungus that grows underground, feeds off the water and...
Parmigiano Reggiano

Parmigiano-Reggiano: From Cow to Table

Ask an Italian where his second favourite place to eat would be, and he’ll tell you, “In Italy, it’s Emilia-Romagna.” First, of course, would be at his mama’s house. So, it was decided. I...

Trending Now