Tag Archive for Italy

Amarene (cherry) tart at Atti & Figli in Bologna

9 Places To Eat And Drink In Italy’s Emilia-Romagna Region, From Bologna to Modena

“It [Italy] must be inhaled wholly, with the yielding of the whole heart… It is really something transcendent, both spirit and body.” – Margaret Fuller by Megan Marshall Article & Photos by Virginia Miller [This article was published in Food Republic on September 3, 2014] Parmigiano-Reggiano, prosciutto, balsamic vinegar — these staples of Italian cuisine all hail from the flat… Read more →

Returning to the Eternal City... and my favorite in the world, Roma (see "Wandering Traveler")

12 Food & Drink Destinations in ROME

My beloved Roma, my favorite city in the world. The most romantic. Ancient. Chic. Otherworldly. I cherished being back for the third time to Rome (fourth time to Italy) in October for my 10th anniversary. The Renaissance Man and I wandered Roma’s ancient, cobblestone streets from our apartment near the Spanish Steps, near where we stayed on our honeymoon for… Read more →

Lake Como view from our villa deck in Menaggio

A Week on Lake Como

Lake Como is one of many idyllic regions of my dear Italy. Yes, it’s another lake in a region filled with lakes, but one with cliffs rising sharp, softly carpeted with green, out of shimmering blue, offering a majestic yet intimate connection of water and hillside. I recently stayed in a most magnificent villa on the lake, on a cliff… Read more →