Category

Food and Beverage

By Eileen MacTigue We all have American guilty pleasures we know and love. Here, we’ve compiled the equivalents so you can feel just at home in your new country. Between delis, restaurants, gelaterias, markets, cafes, and more… here are the Italian versions of our American heart attacks on a plate: 1. Buffalo Wings. Crispy, hot,...
Read More
By Tyler Chauncey When one goes to Tony’s in Trastevere, they leave with a full belly and a happy heart. Accomplishing that has been his mission ever since he opened his first restaurant over 35 years ago. Other restaurants, in not just Trastevere but all over Rome, have tried to mimic Tony’s menu, process, and...
Read More
By Neva Andrews There’s only one thing better than a cocktail at the end of a hard day’s sightseeing — a cocktail in a fancy rooftop bar. The views from this new breed of European hotel rooftop bar are so good, you could even call your afternoon drinks sightseeing. These chic rooftops are taking European cities’ nightlife...
Read More
By Neva Andrews There’s only one thing better than a cocktail at the end of a hard day’s sightseeing — a cocktail in a fancy rooftop bar. The views from this new breed of European hotel rooftop bar are so good, you could even call your afternoon drinks sightseeing. These chic rooftops are taking European cities’ nightlife...
Read More
By Sara Hennings A lot of people these days are embracing the foodie culture that has become a huge part of our generation. Gastronomic cuisine consisting of an amuse bouche, deconstructed dishes, and amazing presentations of some of the most simple ingredients. Hold up, amus…what? Don’t get me wrong, the foodie culture is fantastic and...
Read More
By Dylan Edwards It’s your first week in Rome. You’ve been preparing for this for months now: studying BuzzFeed articles entitled “15 Pizzas you MUST Try While Studying in Rome,” stalking Pinterest pages for panini, pastries, and pasta, perusing #foodintheair posts, diaphragm breathing—you got this. Your head on a swivel, you absorb the aromas of...
Read More
By Adam King As the summer is now in full force, one of the best ways to beat the heat is enjoying a nice cold brewski.  Even though Italy is known for their wine, there are plenty of places to grab a beer. 1. Brewdog Firenze (via 21 50123, Via Faenza, 1, 50123 Firenze FI)...
Read More
By Madlyn Thone In Italy there are 3 main food groups: panini, pasta, and most importantly pizza. Pizza is the epitome of a perfect meal. How could it not be when you’re combining thick fluffy crust, melted cheese, and endless toppings? After your first Italian pizza experience the way you judge pizza will pretty much...
Read More
By Eileen MacTigue So you’re studying abroad in Italy? Excellent choice. What two things come to mind immediately? Wine. Pizza. If you are an American study abroad student, you should not stumble upon pizza-tasting issues. Wine tastings on the other hand can be slightly intimidating. Here are a few tips for the vino first timers:...
Read More
Truffle Salt, truffle butter, truffle oil, truffle cheeses, truffle vegetables, truffle fries, truffle pasta, truffle risotto, truffle this, truffle that…the list never ends…..especially in my apartment. In this case, I’m not talking about the chocolate dipped, ganache filled, confectionary treat. I’m talking about a culinary addiction, which I dare say, is even better than a chocolate truffle. This...
Read More
GALWAY 1. For the best Fish and Chips in Galways, visit McDonagh’s.   It is cheap and hands down the freshest and most authentic in town. Click this to check out the menu and prices. 2. Visit the Claddagh Ring Museum  3. Visit The Kylemore Abbey This is a Benedictine monastery founded in 1920 on the grounds...
Read More
It’s the most wonderful time of year! Unless you’ve been hiding out under a rock, you should know that the chocolate festival has come to Firenze. If you’re a sugar addict like myself, this may have been on your radar for a while now. For the next week, you can take a stroll onto Piazza...
Read More
1 2 3 4 5