Sergio Esposito of Italian Wine Merchants
The idea is about as far from that of dusty wine shops as the famed Osteria di Passignano is from Olive Garden. It's something that, as a brainchild of Naples-born Sergio Esposito, began creeping into the world of wine collectors in 1999 and has now grown into the absolute authority in its field. It... Read more...
by Martina Mullen, 31 March, 2014
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HOW TO TRAVEL IN ITALY & NOT LOOK LIKE A CLUELESS TOURIST
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Don't plan to drive in Naples. Road rules are different from what you're used to, and despite being incomprehensible to most outsiders, they keep the city going. You'd be the wrench thrown in the perfectly oiled wheel! No right turn on red anywhere in Italy!

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Visiting a foreign country can feel overwhelming. Don't leave home before reading this essential information on traveling in Italy.

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Dar Filettaro a Santa Barbara
Restaurant
Largo dei Librari, 88, off via Giubbonari, Rome; Tel.: 06-6864018
Golden fried cod fillets (filetti di baccala') is one reason a long line forms outside this humble eating place starting a 6 p.m. every evening but Sunday. They also serve other fried delights like zucchini flowers and meat-stuffed olives; the fresh salad of puntarelle (chicory) with anchovy dressing is a wintertime classic. Open for dinner only.

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Stoppani 1860
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
via Roberto da Bari, 7981, Bari; Tel.: 080-5213563
Since 1860 this historic cafè and pastry shop has been requented by Italian notables like Benedetto Croce and Guglielmo Marconi. It has maintained its original 19th century furnishings and offers a wide range of local pastries. This is where the plebiscite was prepared to decide the annexation of the city of Bari to the Kingdom of Italy.

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LIBRIVIVI: An Italian literary revolution: the audiobook, becomes the "audiomovie". List all books...

LibriVivi are cutting-edge audiobooks that bring the greatest works of literature to life by means of new, emotionally engaging techniques that transform the book into a veritable "movie."

Living Comics System:
Italian Genius in Digital Art
Digital animation enters the world of comic books. Experience the first release "Sulphur & Dana" depicting the triumph of love over prejudice, discrimination and mistrust.


Introducing Whaiwhai:
New Touring Experience
The New York Times calls Whaiwhai "a high-tech Italian game that is part 'Amazing Race' and part treasure hunt, with a bit of DaVinci Code-style storytelling..."