Wondering what it’s like to eat in Italy? 25 insights on Italian dining culture and Italian cuisines that will help make the most out of every meal in Italy.
Tap water in Italy is safe to drink despite the growing number of Italians drinking bottled water at home and in restaurants. Insight for travelers on drinking tap vs bottled water for your next trip to Italy from native Italians and an American now living in Italy.
Why Porta di Basso in Peschici just might be the ultimate cliffside restaurant in Italy. Photos & Video.
Our pick for the best restaurant in Vieste, Italy.
Antipasti, Primi, Secondi, Contorni, and Dolci are traditional Italian meal courses on menus in Italy. Types of dishes in each plus tips on ordering in Italy.
Polpo (Italian for octopus) refers to the animal and the Italian foods that feature it. Top five iconic polpo dishes not to be missed in Italy.
Tipping in Italy is like paying a good compliment. Always appreciated, never anticipated. Observations on where, when, and how Italians tip in Italy.
Coperto is a mandatory per-person charge that has been part of eating in Italy since the middle ages. What coperto means, costs, why it’s not a scam or tip.
Proper Gnocchi pronunciation is nyow·key. Been saying it wrong all this time? Three tricky little reasons native English speakers often pronounce Gnocchi incorrectly and how to say it right!
Check the cork, smell the wine, and if in doubt tasting reveals if wine is corked. Tips on what corked wine smells like, returning it, and what corked wine is.
Where to eat in Venice? 2 Italians, 20 Faves! Venice Food Recommendation Map with the best Bacaro for Cicchetti and Restaurants + Venetian Food Videos & Photos.
Baccalà, Sarde in Saor, and Cicchetti are among the 10 Venetian foods you have to eat at least once in Venice, Italy. Full list + Venetian Food Recipe Videos.
If you’re looking to experience the best, most authentic Italian cuisine on your next trip to Italy there is no better place than an Agriturismo. What to expect from Italian Agritourism.
Caciocavallo Podolico is one of the world’s most expensive cheeses thanks to the Podolica cattle from which its milk and name are derived.
Orecchiette is one of Puglia’s most popular pastas yet English speakers often pronounce it wrong. Why, tips to pronounce Orecchiette correctly, how Orecchiette is made, plus eight recipes to try it at home.
Cacio e Pepe is one of Rome’s simplest yet most comforting pasta. How it’s made, tips to pronounce Cacio e Pepe correctly, and where to order it in Rome.
Italian pizza and American pizza both have dough, sauce, and cheese. So how is Italian pizza different from American? 11 ways + which is better.