Delicious food is one of things that Italy is best known for. Pizza, spaghetti, lasagne and ravioli are just some of the images that come to mind when the words “Italian food” is mentioned. What the average person doesn’t know is that what we refer to as Italians food in the US are actually very Americanized variants of food from Italy. There’s no such thing as “Italian food” over there. Food in Italy follows themes that are reflective of the regions where they come from. For instance, Rome’s specialties include bucatini amatriciana and carciofi Romana. Florence is all about the divine Fiorentina T-bone steaks. Venice, on the other hand, is a seafood lover’s paradise. It’s a place for feasting on squid ink pasta and grilled scallops. Each locale’s cuisine has a distinct character that you may not have expected to be of Italian origin if you didn’t know better. When […]
Italy is awesome!
I just wanted to say thanks again for all your efforts in arranging our trip. Italy is awesome! We had a great time, a little rain, but all in all, it was amazing. Even my young people on the trip fell in love with Montepulciano and Volterra. If we get the opportunity to go again, I will...
Shana Estabrooks (Sharpsburg, GA)
Customized Vacation, April 2012