Taco Day in Italy

Italians eat Italian food.

Excellent deduction, I know. What I mean to say is that Italians pretty much only eat Italian food. This came as quite a surprise to me and my American classmates. Continue reading

Eataly: The Basics

“Hey, you’re back! How was Italy?”

“It was incredible! I—”

“How was the food?!”

I totally get it. No need to dance around the juicy stuff. Especially if that juicy stuff is the greatest steak I’ve ever eaten in my entire life from the Ristorante La Spada in Florence. And I’m grateful too, because I honestly don’t know how to begin answering the question “How was Italy?” It’s a bit difficult to summarize except to say it was the most beautiful place I’ve ever been. But even that’s an understatement.

Food, though. I can talk about food. Continue reading