Munchies Italy

Festivals

Italy's Most Lit Food Festival Involves Boiling an Entire Sheep

You can eat whatever you want at the Pezzata di Capracotta, as long as it's mutton or lamb.
Giorgio Mininno
9.10.18
WTF

I Ate An Entire Meal Off the Back of My Hand and Yes, It Was Weird

At least we didn't have to do any dishes.
Marco Giarratana
4.20.18
russia

I Spent Three Days in Moscow Eating Like a Russian Oligarch

Can you really have vodka and caviar for three meals a day? The answer is yes.
Giorgia Cannarella
3.21.18
italy

Where to Find the Best Arancini in Milan

An exhaustive and very opinionated search.
Marco Giarratana
2.2.18
refugees

How an Afghan Refugee Is Changing Venice's Restaurant Landscape

Hamed Ahmadi now has five restaurants in northeastern Italy's Veneto region and has helped employ many young refugees from the Middle East and Africa.
Marco De Vidi
1.16.18
ICELAND

What Eating Shark and Whale in Iceland Taught Me About Ethics

Can eating shark and whale meat between scenic geysers and volcanoes bring us back to a pure, earthly paradise and simpler time?
Carlotta Girola
1.8.18
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
truffles

24 Hours with Milan's Truffle Dealers

Truffle dealing is a race against time. Unless they sell these precious ounces as soon as possible, they lose money.
Carlo Spinelli
11.18.17
wine

How to Make Wine without Any Equipment

Take a few cues from these Provençal winemakers who have been doing it for years. All you need are glass jars, and somewhere to bury them.
Diletta Sereni
11.9.17
Sushi

The Worst Things I Saw While Working in an All-You-Can-Eat Sushi Restaurant

"I've seen nigiri dumped in a potted plant in front of the restaurant. Sometimes even in the bathroom garbage can."
Elia Alovisi
10.10.17
Milan

What to Eat in Milan After Midnight

Late-night eats in a city of well-dressed drunks.
Marco Giarratana
10.5.17