Gourmet Food

Japan’s obsession with Neapolitan Pizza

SLICE WARS: THE RISE OF JAPAN’S NEAPOLITAN PIZZA. The world’s best pizza will always be in Italy—but a dedicated core of Tokyo chefs are devoted to perfecting our wood-fired Naples pizza pie. in Japan. Or so they would like to think. The mere printing of such heresy is likely making Neapolitan nonnas faint and proud pizzaiolos gesticulate in anger …

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Osteria Francescana – officially named the world’s best restaurant

A tiny restaurant in Italy quietly tops the world’s 50 best restaurants list. Contact Italy Insight to get ahead of the waiting list. Believe the hype: Massimo Bottura may be a big personality with high-profile international projects, but Osteria Francescana remains a small, discreet restaurant in the relatively modest Italian town of Modena. It also happens …

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