The complete companion to Italian culinary culture Whether it´s ordering a cappuccino after 11am, using a spoon to twirl your pasta or asking for parmesan on a fish dish, we´ll tell you exactly what not to do to avoid looking like an ignorant tourist.
Brush up on restaurant etiquette, local customs and what ingredients to expect in Lonely Planet´s Eat Italy. To help you feel prepared for the Italian food scene we´ll cover how, when and where to eat, etiquette dos and don´ts, and what classic regional specialties are a must try.
You´ll find the best places to eat in every region as well as what to order when you´re there and how to eat it.
If you are looking for an authentic and immersive foodie experience but don´t know where to start, Eat Italy is your answer. In-depth background on local food and traditionsPractical info on popular food neighborhoodsHelps first-time visitors get the most from their trip About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveler since 1973.
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