Bergamo, Italy • Oven Baked at La Bergamasca

Real pizza is from Naples, half way down the boot. But if you find yourself in the top part of Italy, you don’t need to despair. You can visit my friend Alan and feel safe in his hands. In fact, using his hands and an oven, Alan can basically cook pretty much anything! Giancarlo & Mariella,…

Naples, Italy – La Vera Pizza

‘La Vera Pizza’ is an Italian phrase meaning real,true pizza! It describes pizza made only in Naples. In 1906, in Via Cesare Sersale 1, Naples, in the Rione Berlingieri area, the Antica Pizzeria da Michele, what will become pizza’s sacred temple, is born. The space has not changed, tables are in marble, with simple chairs, without…

New York City – Ribalta Brings the Heart of Naples to Manhattan

If you are still thinking about how delicious the pizza in Naples was, then you need to head to Ribalta, a Neapolitan, stylish pizzeria near NYC’s central square Union Square, sit down and enjoy their deliciously authentic menu. The owner, Rosario Procino previously launched the other famous NYC pizzeria Keste’ and then left to partner…

Madrid – Passion for Pizza & Good Books

This tip has been suggested by our Spanish Explorer: Maria Gil Ortega Without any doubt, Madrid’s Letter District is an obliged stop-over if you are visiting the city. It is ubicated in the artistic centre, near Museo del Prado, Museo Thyssen, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia and offers a tour through local merchants, art galleries,…

Brooklyn – Pizza Under the Bridge

There is absolutely no shortage of pizza in New York City. In the early 1900’s the Italians came over to America and brought the culinary heat with them. And thank goodness those ambitious paesans did! You could say there’s a lot of competition in the pie game. But if you find yourself in DUMBO (which…

Galway • Anything But Boring Cuisine

So you’ve spent some time in Ireland and eaten your fair share of traditional Irish food? You’ve devoured delicious stews, pies, fresh fish, flapjacks and let’s not forget the spuds (AKA ‘potatoes’ to us non-Irish) but it’s time to ditch the delicacies and enjoy some alternative cuisines done fabulously in this small but cultured city… First…