italy

Cheese

I Ate Sardinia's Live-Maggot-Infested Cheese

Casu marzu is often a happy accident that results when a fly lays her eggs before the cheese rind is fully formed. It's also illegal.
Elizabeth Heath
10.23.18
italy

IT'S RAINING PROSECCO IN ITALY

Watch 30,000 litres of bubbly explode out of its tank at an unspecified winery in Conegliano.
Ilkka Sirén
10.5.18
Tripadvisor

Man Sentenced to Nine Months in Prison for Fake TripAdvisor Reviews

It’s the first time a conviction of this kind has been made.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
9.14.18
food cravings

Serena Williams Wanted Italian Food So Her Husband Flew Her to Venice

When the Greatest of All Time™ craves pasta, what else will do?
Phoebe Hurst
7.24.18
Snacks

Why Pringles Will Always Taste Like Luxury to Me

As a kid growing up in ’90s Mumbai, Pringles were Rich People Food: irresistibly delicious and a needless extravagance.
Mithila Phadke
5.14.18
Baking

WATCH: Adorable Baby Deer Gets Lost, Strolls into Italian Bakery

It seems confused by all the bread.
Phoebe Hurst
4.13.18
WTF

American Exchange Students in Italy Start Fire by Cooking Pasta Without Water

There are cooking failures, and then there are cooking failures so bad that you piss off the entire country of Italy.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.21.18
italy

Where to Find the Best Arancini in Milan

An exhaustive and very opinionated search.
Marco Giarratana
2.2.18
Chinese food

How Rome Fell in Love with Chinese Food

Sonia, the one-name-only grande dame of Rome's Chinese restaurant scene, had a lot to do with it.
Giancarlo Buonomo
1.25.18
Pizza

Baltimore Pizza Spot Points Out that Italy Was Once Considered a 'Shithole,' Too

Hersh's menu modification is in response to Trump's recent comments about Haiti, El Salvador, and Africa.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.18.18
WTF

Restaurant Owner Notices Fish Is Still Alive, Releases It Back into Ocean

"I've never seen a fish so tenaciously attached to life," Braghieri said.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.18.18
italy

This Farm Is Occupied by Squatters Who Are Making Incredible Olive Oil

The abandoned hillside location on the outskirts of Chianti is run by a collective of farmers without a boss.
Diletta Sereni
1.5.18
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