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A day in Ravenna

Ravenna was the last, short-lived, capital of the western Roman Empire (from 402 to 476). Following that it was the home of the Ostrogothic kings of Italy, before a brief return to the Eastern  empire’s fold. 615 more words

Emilia Romagna

Quite Possibly the World's Best Sandwich

I wasn’t much of a bologna — baloney — kid when I was young. While my friends pined for white bread with bologna and mayo, I found it rather bland and uninteresting. 462 more words


Tasting Pastas at Osteria Broccaindosso

Near the eastern side of Bologna’s city walls is a charming restaurant called Osteria Broccaindosso with a cheerful, laid back, familiar style welcoming local folks seven nights a week. 694 more words


Mad Men Party Wines

As more and more people came in to honor The Wine Raconteur Jr. on becoming forty, the rooms indoors were filling up quickly and I noticed that the tables under the tents in the back yard were also getting revelers. 582 more words


Tagliatelle al Ragù at Osteria dell'Orsa

Osteria dell’Orsa is a gem, a cozy, laid back joint in Bologna’s university district, best known for serving up plate upon plate of the region’s best known dish, … 509 more words


Emilia-Romagna Travel Tips from Gianluca Fazio, Italian Traveller of TheRerumNatura

Gianluca Fazio is a native of the city of Rimini in Emilia-Romagna and the creator of TheRerumNaturaa collection of breathtaking Italian street photography. Gianluca talks piadina romagnola, the window you need to visit in Bologna, and why Emilia-Romagna is one of the best foodie regions of Italy.  887 more words



Ken Ross returned recently from Italy excited about their co-operatives. The Emilia Romagna region is one of the most prosperous in Europe and the home of luxury car manufacturers, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati and Ducati. 209 more words