Gorizia, the capital of Italy's tiniest province, sits smack on the
country's northeastern border with Slovenia. In fact, Slovenian is the
local language, although almost everyone speaks Italian too. This
frontier has changed ...read more
Region: Friuli Venezia Giulia
Gualtiero Marchese at Ristorante L'Albereta, in Erbusco.
Gualtiero Marchesi, Italy's first Michelin three-star chef, lost a
star this year and so I decided to investigate. A few years ago,
Marchesi moved ...read more
Garda extra virgin olive oil.
Three Italian regions share Garda, the largest of the Italian lakes,
enjoyed by hoards of non-Italians in the spring, summer and fall for
its beauty and mild ...read more
Biblioteca Culinaria, in Lodi.
In 1990, cookbook collector Gianpiero Zazzera and his American wife,
Liz Marcucci, began to sell hard-to-find regional and classic Italian
cookbooks by mail. Chefs, restaurant owners, journalists and ...read more
I was part of a cooking competition called SCUOCHI in Milan at a cooking school last week. The idea- a top chef chews up food writers. Four journalists cook- each ...read more