Bologna doesn’t look very green at first sight. But like our best food, parks and gardens are not exhibited. They’re hidden behind old gates or they look at Bologna’s skyline from the hills outside the city walls. Don’t be lazy, wear you jogging shoes and go look for them. Giardini Margherita Opened in 1879, Giardini Continua a leggere..
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You landed in the Italian food capital but you have only one day to spend there?Don’t panic. It’s possible to get the best from Bologna in one day if you know how to mastermind distances, sightseeing and – of course – carbs. Here’s my recipe to have the perfect day in Bologna: amazing food, a Continua a leggere..
Find an open restaurant in August in Bologna seems a jigsaw to solve.Most of the places are closed for the summer holidays, but I won’t leave you without good food.Here’s a list of quality restaurants open in August. TamburiniIf Bologna’s food has a sacred temple, this is Tamburini. An old salsamenteria, meat shop, that serves Continua a leggere..
Summer in Bologna is like a chocolate box, sorry Forrest. Rich and tasty, but ends always too soon.Here’s my guide for the best places to enjoy and never miss any crumb of it. Aperitivo at Le Serre dei Giardini Margherita. Live music between rosemary and thyme. With a spritz, between the trees: aperitivo places You’ve Continua a leggere..
Why Alvar Aalto, one of the most important architect and designer of the XX century, would create a church in a tiny village of 300 people on the hills of Bologna? The story is long and complex. Let’s start from the beginning. From Finland to Riola: Alvaar Alto in Bologna 1955. Cardinal Giacomo Lercaro established Continua a leggere..
If I say Michelin starred restaurant near Bologna your first thought will go to Massimo Bottura’s Osteria Francescana. And I can say you’re right because #1 restaurant in the world is a worth-a-plane place.But it’s not the only Michelin star that you should check out if you are in Bologna. It took me some time Continua a leggere..
From North to South, you find a food market in every dusty corner of Italy. Indoor, open air, liberty, temporary, gourmet, gentrified, dirty, harsh, noisy. Surely never boring. This is my selection of the 5 best food markets I’ve met during my food trips. Quadrilatero, Bologna Bologna is a market. It was in the past Continua a leggere..
Let’s say it loud and clear: Bologna is not a city of street food. We prefer to eat slowly and with our legs under the table.But how great would it be to walk around the 2 towers with a cone of fried custard in your hands? Check out this list of the most popular street Continua a leggere..
Italy’s wine-world is maybe as wide and diverse as Italian cuisine itself. But once you’ve started, you won’t be able to stop discovering. These are my best places to drink wine in Bologna and to give your trip a sparkling twist. And you’ll never order just the house wine anymore. Tap wine board at Enoteca Continua a leggere..
If there’s a place where you can find me after a food tour, this is a library. An oasis of silence in the desert of noise, to rest and recharge. Emilia Romagna is full of beautiful and hidden libraries. Here’s a list of my favorite ones to put on your travel list. Sala Borsa, Bologna Continua a leggere..
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