Italy

Restaurants in Italy

Coming from the kitchen of Italy’s first restaurant to win three Michelin stars, chef Carlo Cracco teamed with gourmet food seller Peck to launch a new restaurant two blocks from the duomo that serves innovated Milanese dishes like egg yolk spaghetti, risotto with black sesame and apple, and ink

Housed inside the Palazzo delle Esposizioni (Rome’s largest interdisciplinary exhibition center), Open Colonna itself is a work of modern art.

With a history dating back into the 19th century, Antico Caffè della Pace has long been a favored and trendy haunt with its Art Deco-style interior and white marble tables.

A classic Italian alimentari (deli), Volpetti in the Testaccio area offers an overwhelming selection of meats, breads, and cheeses.

Only those in the know will find their way to this hidden gem within a maze of winding alleys. Over the past couple of years the portions have become less generous, but antipasti such as sour eggplant and creamed codfish are among the best in town.

Though the seafood is fresh and expertly prepared and the pizzas from the brick oven are quite good, you don’t really come here for the fairly standard cuisine.