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Eating My Way Through Athens and Santorini

I love food, and I love trying new things. As a foodie, I’m open to trying almost anything. There’s so much more to Greek food than I expected. There’s nothing like eating fresh seafood while staring out at the Aegean Sea. When I plan a vacation, I typically plan around what I’m going to eat: […]

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Butta la Pasta! …It’s time to eat

A conversation with Danilo Discacciati, owner of Acquadolce, a spectacular two Michelin-star restaurant on Lake Como. Perillo Traveler: Danilo, when did you open Acquadolce and how were you able to find such a prime location right on the lake? Danilo Discacciati: Living in the area and owning a couple of other restaurants in the town […]

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Dining- Best of Rome

Some of Rome's best restaurant. Al Moro Near the Trevi Fountain, this charming old-fashioned trattoria serves superb food. Try the local cold cuts and cheeses as an appetizer. Delicious grilled meats and vegetables. It was a favorite of Federico Fellini while filming La Dolce Vita. Eat inside or out. Reservations are suggested. Da Fortunato This […]

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Roman Rooftops

What better way to see the Eternal City than from a rooftop. Pull up a front row seat with a glass of prosecco, and enjoy Rome’s timeless cityscape from one of these spectacular viewing spaces. 0º-300º Cold and Grill Roof Garden The same chef who leads the Michelin-starred All’Oro Restaurant oversees the smaller menu at […]

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Dining throughout Italy

Food and wine are a very big deal in Florence and Tuscany and, of course, throughout Italy. Here are a few of our favorite places… Florence Ristorante il Latini- via dei Palchetti 6/r (Palazzo Rucellai) This Florence institution frequented by locals and tourists alike offers heaping platters of appetizers, pasta, grilled meats, huge steaks (bistecca) […]