Food & Drink

  • Italy’s Fall Season and the Prickly Chestnut
    October and November are chestnut season in Italy As of the time of this writing, it is verging on prime chestnut season in Italy. This means that you can combine hiking (or at least a walk in the  […]
  • The Prevalence of Polenta
    Alpine eats in Italy’s mountain shelters   Comfort food year round If you are planning to take advantage of restoring yourself in the mountains in one of the many rifugi (huts) and you […]
  • Spectacular Spec
    Food always tastes better after an active day in fresh air. Enjoy the speck from the Alto Adige region, nicely paired with a local wine- “what grows together goes together” . Speck, IMO, […]