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EXPO Milano and Italy Bask in the Glow of Good Food

Jim Slama | Posted 06.02.2016 | Travel
Jim Slama

The World Exposition in Milan recently opened in Italy with the theme Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life. Its admirable goal is "to guarantee healthy, safe, and sufficient food for everyone, while respecting the Planet and its equilibrium."

In Italy, There's Always the Food -- Right, Kids?

Kari Haugeto | Posted 06.04.2014 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

In Italy, where food is tied to the national identity like strands of spaghetti wrapped around a fork (sorry, couldn't resist!), you always have the cuisine to fall back on. And what a fall it is.

When in Piemonte, Italy The Winery You Must Visit

Mary Orlin | Posted 11.06.2013 | Taste
Mary Orlin

Going to wine country in Italy is not quite like visiting Napa Valley or Sonoma County in California.  While things are getting easier for wine touri...

A Visit to Gaja

Mary Orlin | Posted 09.23.2013 | Taste
Mary Orlin

Gaja. It is one of the most iconic names in all of Italian wine. Without Gaja, Barbaresco may not be the grand wine it is today.

A Guide To Italian Regional Cuisine: Northern Italy Edition

Menuism | Posted 09.24.2012 | Home
Menuism

It's easy to paint a broad-brush stroke across all of Italy when describing, arguably, one of the most popular cuisines in the world. However, you might just miss the mosaic of subtleties that comprise Italy's fabulous patchwork of regional dishes, heavily influenced by locale, necessity, and intricate history.

Salute! Raise a Glass to Italian Wines

Ari Bendersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ari Bendersky

Many people think of Italian wine as Chianti Classico, but truth is, there are about 1,500 grape varieties in Italy--more than any other wine growing area in the world.