Hosts Sara, Jessica and Michelle talk about a pink Hitler provoking fury, saving abandoned towns in Italy by renting to tourists, organized religion, women and the law, and we speak with certified art historian, food expert and sommelier Katie Parla about Rome, its food and its ancient underbelly.
Hosts Sara, Jessica and Michelle talk about pizza in Naples cooked in ovens burning used coffin wood, mafia-run produce markets, and then special guest author and chef David Lebovitz joins us to talk about gelato.
Hosts Sara, Jessica and Michelle talk about Italy’s first “divorce fair,” Berlusconi’s divorce settlement with his wife Veronica, and striking theatre workers shutting down Italy’s opera houses. Then we talk Tuscany with special guest Leif Pettersen, travel writer and Lonely Planet guidebook author for Tuscany.
Hosts Sara, Jessica and Michelle talk about why there aren’t “doggie bags” in Italy, Vesuvius is Italy’s biggest safety problem, burkas and fines, and special guest Cherrye Moore of My Bella Vita and Il Cedro BandB talks about undiscovered Calabria.