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MODENA, THE NEW FOOD DESTINATION TO EAT LOCAL

Modena is the new destination to Eat Local. An increasing number of foodies and food lovers from all over the world arrive in Modena to live the unique culinary and sensory experience offered by OSTERIA FRANCESCANA run by famous Chef Massimo Bottura, who has ranked first in the contest “The …

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On January 31 Modena celebrates Saint Geminiano Fair

Not everyone knows that the remains of San Geminiano, the patron saint of Modena, are preserved inside the crypt of the majestic Duomo that dominates Piazza Grande. In his honor, on the 31st of January a city festival is celebrated, a day that all the people of Modena await with …

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Why visit Emilia Romagna for a second time

Why visit Emilia-Romagna for a second time? This is what we asked Jake L. Morrow, Associate Professor of Business Administration of Birmingham Southern College in Birmingham AL, USA. He has been visiting our region for 10 years now, he’s come back more than for a second time, and he asked …

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WHY VISIT MODENA

Why visit Modena? To discover a town that still has lots of Italian artisans, historical workshops, ancient food shops and handmade food. A town shaped by its people, who have worked hard and passionately to create excellent products. A town with a small and elegant historical centre, with pretty little …

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5 HAMLETS IN EMILIA ROMAGNA

Along the Via Emilia, between plains and valleys, there are small villages that have resisted the passing of time, villages that still contain stories of a distant past and where it is possible to relive it. Getting lost among narrow stone streets, admiring boundless landscapes from majestic fortresses, breathing the …

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THE HISTORIC RIVALRY BETWEEN MODENA AND BOLOGNA

The Ghirlandina against the Two Towers, Piazza Grande against Piazza Maggiore. Who has the fastest cars? Who’s the best recipe? It is not uncommon to see the spirits of a Modenese and a Bolognese who talk to each other warm up. 50 kilometers along the Via Emilia that hold battles, …

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THE RESTAURANTS NOT TO MISS IN MODENA

The culinary tradition of Modena is renowned all over the world for its high-quality products and for its generous cuisine. The way to savor its delicacies, however, can vary, depending on the way and the context in which they are tasted. By the way, local food culture in Emilia-Romagna, like …

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TYPICAL FOOD FROM EMILIA-ROMAGNA’S MOUNTAINS

The variety of typical food available on the menus of taverns and old Trattorias of Bologna and Modena is well known to everybody, but there are some dishes that are born to celebrate the union between people, conviviality, friendship. Goodies that, if eaten individually, would lose half their taste. Dishes …

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