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Then it’s broken down by region and further by cities that the well-traveled author selects as exemplary of each region. Although much has changed, and you can probably find more current information on the internet, Plotkins reviews of classics, and his descriptions of areas, regions and towns still holds true and is a great help in planning your culinary trip to Italy.

It’s also the biggest travel food book I’ve seen, and the heaviest. Jim rated it really liked it Aug 14, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from italy for the gourmet traveler pdf download restaurants.

As to the content of the book, I really like what Fred wrote about each region and it gave me some background and context in terms of what to focus on as I travel through northern Italy. I love this book! If you really want to discover Italy’s cuisine, this book is well worth adding to your library. This book served me really well giving me the background knowledge and context during planning.

Log in to bookmark your favorite articles so you can easily find them again when it is time to plan your trip. There was a problem filtering reviews right italy for the gourmet traveler pdf download. In paperback and Kindle. Read reviews that mention food plotkin restaurants trip italian places travel fred guide recommendations restaurant regions region visit cuisine wine eating regional local dining.

I’m not denigrating sight-seeing guides–you might have time to do something between meals, so get one of those, too.

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Practical advice, such as making reservations, goes hand-in-hand with colorful descriptions of the Italian ristorantetrattoriapizzeriafriggitoriaand other types of eating establishments. Then he describes the culinary traditions of that region–about its wine, cheese, or specialties and what you would expect to be served for each course. Italy for the gourmet traveler pdf download far as trip planning is concerned, I’ve found this to have the best intro to each region in Italy of all my travel guides.

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His ardent admiration for the country and its cuisine is evident in his personalized tour through the nation’s 22 regions, including the islands of Sicily and Sardenia. Once a month, we’ll send you our most popular food and travel articles. Refresh and try again.

Considering this book was tje for travelers, it really puzzles me as to why Fred didn’t release a Kindle or iBook version of the book. From Library Journal Eating as the rationale for traveling through Italy? My biggest complaint about this book is its weight of 3 lb! That’s rather incosiderate to his readers, in my opinion.

Wilson rated it liked it Sep 05, Although it can be used as a bit of a guide book, its much more a collection of travel essays or articles the kind of thing one used to read in the Sunday paper 25 years ago. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

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We’ve been eating Italian food in Italy pdv cooking it at home for decades, and Fred Plotkin’s writing not only confirms lots of what I know, but describes things I sort-of knew about Italian food but hadn’t really articulated. It’s a big, heavy book, which I didn’t want to lug around Italy, so I took copious notes.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. Published on March 10, Lists with This Book. By Fred Plotkin Most visitors to Italy flock to the crowded tourist centers, but in Italy for the Gourmet Traveler Fred Plotkin takes us beyond the traditional tourist experience and lures us to special places, whether in big cities or out-of-the-way villages, often overlooked by the uninitiated.

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