Food places


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his section has been created to show to all ‘taste lovers’ the most typical food and wine of a given place, describing their peculiar characteristics, indicating their most representative producers and suggesting the most traditional places to savour them at their best. All this in the belief that appreciating the best specialties of a territory, is the most effective (and enjoyable) way to really start knowing it.

IN THIS SECTION:

Typical food and wine from some of the most famous places in the world. The producers of these specialties and the traditional places where to taste them.


Food places: most typical food and wine.


Euganean Hills: most typical food. Euganean Hills: most typical food.

Euganean Hills: most typical food.

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he Euganean Hills rise up in Northeast Italy, not far from the city of Venice. This group of Volcanic reliefs has few rivals in terms of history, beauty and charm. It’s like a treasure chest, full of precious jewels. Among these, the local food and wine: let’s start knowing and appreciating these delicacies, surrounded by enchanting landscapes, suspended between past and present. (continue)

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Naples: most typical food. Naples: most typical food.

Naples: most typical food.

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sole mio’, one of the most famous Italian songs, is very effective in celebrating the joyful spirit of Naples and of its people. A spirit strongly present also in the food of this city: let’s get familiar with it, appreciating its history and its exquisite ingredients. Let’s be carried away by a whirlwind of colors and flavors overwhelming all senses. (continue)

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Venice: most typical food. Venice: most typical food.

Venice: most typical food.

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enice is without doubts one of the most fascinating places in the world. The foundations of its magnificent palaces, legacy of a glorious past, lay on a multitude of small islands, connected to each other by a dense network of narrow canals. Let’s navigate through them aboard a romantic ‘gondola’, looking for the most exquisite delicacies the ‘Doge’s city’ can offer. (continue)

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Tokyo: most typical food. Tokyo: most typical food.

Tokyo: most typical food.

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okyo, the capital of Japan, is the ideal place to savor some of the most typical specialties from the Land of the Rising Sun. It’s a country suspended between past and present, tradition and modernity, strongly influenced by Zen, a philosophy of life endlessly looking for harmony and beauty … even regarding food.
(coming soon)

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Buenos Aires: most typical food. Buenos Aires: most typical food.

Buenos Aires: most typical food.

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uenos Aires, the door to Argentina: it’s a city where, over the years, the European food and wine tradition got mixed up with the local one, creating delicious specialties that perfectly incarnate the sunny mood of the ‘porteni’, the town’s people. Let’s taste these specialties, accompanied by the romantic notes of a tango. (coming soon)

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The most typical and traditional food and wine.

La ‘Bodeguita’: Hemingway’s Bar

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t is said that ‘La Bodeguita del Medio’, one of the most typical and interesting tourist attractions in Havana (Cuba), is the birthplace of a very famous cocktail: the ‘Mojito’. There are no doubts that this bar is quite special: some of its customers were celebrities like (to name a few) Hernest Hemingway, Pablo Neruda e Salvador Allende.




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