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Pizza
Pizza

It's Easier To Get Good Pizza In New York Than In Most of Italy

When I moved from Italy to New York in 2011, I thought I'd never find a worthy Neapolitan pizza in the Big Apple. I was wrong.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.20.17
italy
italy

We Asked 7 Expats What Shocked Them Most About Food in Italy

A waiter who refused to take an order for pizza with bananas, and Tuscan bread that just isn't as good as French bread.
Leon Benz
9.26.17
Pizza
Pizza

$2.9 Million Pizza-Making Robot Is Still Struggling to Make a Pizza

Will a pizza taste as good if made by a soulless android? Time to find out!
Jelisa Castrodale
8.14.17
italy
italy

'Made in Italy' Label Fails When Italians Argue Over Meaning of 'Italian'

How Italian is Italian enough?
Jelisa Castrodale
6.3.17
Sex
Sex

Viagra-Flavored Gelato Arouses Interest on Reddit

Fed up with soft serve?
Nick Rose
5.5.17
italy
italy

A Mission to Find the Spiciest Dish in Calabria

The home of the famous Calabrian chili offers everything from delicious spicy 'nduja to throat-searing infused grappa that tastes not unlike pepper spray.
Dave Hazzan
5.3.17
italy
italy

Creepy Goat-Men Are the Stars of Sardinia’s Annual Citrus Festival

The Sagra degli Agrumi in Sardinia is a celebration of the end of the citrus season, featuring folk songs and locals decked in traditional outfits. Oh, and terrifying monsters, too.
Alecia Wood
3.29.17
antarctica
antarctica

Inside the Loneliest Five-Star Restaurant in the World

You can eat foie gras at Antarctica's Concordia Station, but your closest neighbor is the International Space Station and you might not see oranges for three months.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.6.17
truffles
truffles

Truffle Hunting Is a Sickness

Natale Romagnolo, a fifth-generation trifulau, was only five or six when his father took him on his first truffle hunt. And even after 50 years, the hunt never, ever gets old.
Craig Cavallo
3.1.17
Religion
Religion

Pope Francis Warns that Texting at the Dinner Table Will Cause Wars

Pope Francis is on a crusade to preserve one of the last bastions of “togetherness and solidarity” in our depraved world, and he’ll be damned if he’s going to let emojis and right swipes get in the way of a good meal.
Nick Rose
2.22.17
coffee
coffee

Starbucks Is Coming to Italy and Italians Are Predictably Skeptical

The chain has announced plans to open its first location in one of the world's proudest coffee-drinking nations.
Phoebe Hurst
2.21.17
food fraud
food fraud

This App Can Tell You Whether Your Olive Oil Really Is Italian

Users can scan the barcodes of “Made in Italy” products and find out whether they really are of Italian origin.
Phoebe Hurst
1.26.17