Italy

Restaurants in Italy

Chef Gennaro Esposito creates innovative dishes, such as risotto with cod and figs, in a seventh-century tower.

Stop by this dairy and cheesemaker for perfect Parmesan.

At this lively pizzeria in the Oltrarno, Neapolitan-style pies are served in a setting designed to resemble a vico (side street) in Naples, with miniature lights and clothes lines strung between the bare walls.

There wasn’t much in Fregene, a seaside town 40 kilometers from Rome, until renowned director Frederico Fellini discovered it while filming The White Sheik.

 Iacopo Lenci, the 26-year-old owner, serves serious beer and formidable pub grub inside this cavernous repurposed farmhouse, next to a sweet terrace filled with jazz and children.

Massimo Bottura is the chef who marries sensuous Slow Food preservationism with futuristic invention at the Michelin two-starred Osteria Francescana.