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Emilia Romagna

MortadellaBo: Celebrating Mortadella in Bologna

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 10.21.2014 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

During our visit to Bologna in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy, we looked out our window and discovered we were almost sitting on top of MortadellaBo, a one-of-a-kind, four-day festival celebrating mortadella.

This Is The Holy Rock Star of Italian Cured Ham

David Rosengarten | Posted 06.24.2014 | Taste
David Rosengarten

If the foodies of the world haven't noticed, Michelin certainly has.

21 Reasons to Finally Take That Trip to Italy (PHOTOS)

minube | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel
minube

"I never saw Venice" is a classic last-words cliché for a reason: Most would love to visit Italy, but very few end up going. Well, now's the time to start thinking about that summer vacation, and we've gone through tips and photos from thousands of travelers at to help you make up your mind.

The Cooperative Way to a Stronger Economy

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.07.2013 | Impact
Sarah van Gelder

Co-ops -- just like people -- can get more done together than anyone can do alone. The good news is that co-ops come in many forms and are more common than you might imagine.

Emilia-Romagna, a Revelation

Erica Firpo | Posted 05.07.2013 | Travel
Erica Firpo

If pasta is considered the iconic comfort food, then it is Emilia Romagna we must thank for placating our palates with tortellini, tagliatelle, lasagne and cappelletti.

New York Loves Emilia Romagna

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 12.10.2012 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake and series of aftershocks rattled Emilia Romagna on May 20, 2012, killing 29 and leaving almost 15,000 people homeless.

Italian Regional Cuisine: Central Italy Edition

Menuism | Posted 11.11.2012 | Taste
Menuism

Continue on the culinary journey of discovering Italian cuisine through the areas of central Italy and discovee where focaccia, pesto, Parmesan cheese, cured ham, artichokes and truffles come from.

PHOTOS: A Historic Race From Brescia To Rome And Back

Erica Firpo | Posted 08.03.2012 | Travel
Erica Firpo

Enzo Ferrari once claimed that the Mille Miglia was "the most beautiful race in the world."

Seder At Sea: Far From Home

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.27.2012 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

In the excitement of scheduling our 10-day Mediterranean cruise several months ago, we didn't even realize this would be our first Passover at sea -- away from terra firma, family and friends.

Fresh Pasta With Arugula

Rosie DeQuattro | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Rosie DeQuattro

One of the best uses I've found for arugula is in a recipe I first tried back in 1993. The recipe is in one of Paticia Wells' first cookbooks called, "Trattoria."

The Savory Side of StarChefs International Chefs Congress

Regina Varolli | Posted 12.23.2011 | Home
Regina Varolli

What do you get when you have Pierre Hermé, Massimo Bottura, Andoni Luis Aduriz, Grant Achatz, Jeffrey Steingarten, Elizabeth Falkner and Johnny Iuzzini all under the same roof? The StarChefs International Chefs Congress.

PHOTOS: Italy's Truffle Town And Truffle Festivals Around The World

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 10.12.2011 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

When we heard that the smell of truffles literally wafts through the air, we didn't think twice about making the short trip from our hotel in Central Italy to Sant'Agata Feltria.

Notte Rosa: A Pink Celebration of Summer on the Adriatic Riviera

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 08.03.2011 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

The nonstop Pink Night party, somewhat akin to Mardi Gras and the Fourth of July rolled into one, will turn the entire coastline pink for 24 hours, extending from Comacchio on the north to Cattolica on the south.

A Road Trip on the Via Emilia (PHOTOS)

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

2011-01-18-viaemiglia.jpgFerrara, one of the first planned cities of the Renaissance, still has an intact medieval center.

Bringing Home a Taste of Bologna

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

It's another day to explore Bologna, a city so mouth-watering that tourists seem to live from meal to meal.This morning my husband, my 22-year-old son, and I are taking a pasta-making course

Cin Cin: Italy or Eataly?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

With the prospect of Eataly, an outpost of the world's biggest food and wine market, slated to open in New York in mid-September, foodies will be able to indulge in culinary travel closer to home.

A Day in Bologna

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Having visited Bologna two years ago, we were drawn back for many of the same reasons people travel to Florence: jaw-dropping art and architecture; wonderful food and wine; stylish shops; and warm people.