Ciao Amici (hello friends), With summer upon us and everyone driving around in their convertibles with the tops down, it is not surprising that I received a question about Italian Sports Cars, and the lack of them, in recent years. If cruising fashionably around and driving fast is your thing, just remember Enzo Ferrari’s famous saying, “What’s behind you doesn’t matter”. Pedalo a Metalo (pedal to the metal), FIAT: Fix It Again, Tony QUESTION: Dear Mr. Italy, Whatever happened to all the Fiat and Alfa Romeo cars that were running around in the USA in the old days? In Italy, they pack so much style into
Ciao Amici (hello friends), It is said that “all roads lead to Rome”…but before you go, you better make a stop at Ask Mr. Italy. Italians know how to live “la dolce vita” (the sweet life) and it is my goal to help you make the most out of your Italian journey. Here on my website you will find helpful tips on all you travel needs, plus find useful information on the culture, cuisine, art, and lifestyle of Italy and the Italian people. Alla salute, Question: If I only can get away for four or five days to Italy and this will be my
Dear Mr. Italy, Here in America I see today’s chefs put salt and black pepper on EVERYTHING! But yet when I travel abroad, I rarely see black pepper used much at all, especially in Italy. And growing up Italian-American, I don’t remember my mom and grandmothers using it much either. What’s the story? Gina Raggazina, Brookline, Mass.