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Discover the #ItalianTaste



Discover the #ItalianTaste

On the occasion of the Second Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, join us for a virtual culinary tour of Italy as we present Discover the #ItalianTaste, an exhibition featuring 20 photographs, one for each Italian Region, describing food and wine itineraries to explore the #ItalianTaste, which can become real ideas for travel.

Travel "tailorist" and curator Lorenza Scalisi will guide us through the diversity of landscapes, cultures and culinary traditions of Italy in a talk that will unveil unusual tourist destinations beyond Venice, Florence, Capri or Portofino. We will discover the fishing tradition of trabocchi in San Vito Chietino (Abruzzo), explore the Franciacorta vineyards in Gussago (Lombardia) and find out about ancient cheese making techniques in Prepotto (Friuli Venezia Giulia). Such rich culinary heritage will serve as an inspiration and a starting point for real excursions to some of the most beautiful (and less known) gems of Italy.

A Sicilian themed Street Food Festival, sponsored by Regione Sicilia in cooperation with the Embassy of Italy, will follow the presentation.


Embassy of Italy 
3000 Whitehaven Street NW 
Washington, DC 20008 





During the past 15 years, Lorenza Scalisi has been recognized within the global travel and hospitality industry for her expertise. Lorenza writes for CN Traveller, Vogue Italia, AD Architectural Digest, National Geographic and Travesias Mexico, and now, as The Travel Tailorist, she is a travel designer and consultant for luxury companies. Recently Lorenza has become chief editor of VO+ Luxury & Jewels Magazine, the official publication of VicenzaOro, a magazine specialized in high-end design. Her communication project for Expo 2015, Discover the Other ITALY, has been around the world, in China, Canada and the UAE. You can follow Lorenza on Instagram at @lorenzascalisi.




Date: From Thursday, November 16, 2017 to Friday, December 01, 2017

Time: From 6:30 pm To 9:00 pm

Organized by : Regione Sicilia, Embassy of Italy, IIC Washington

Entrance : Free


Embassy of Italy