Munchies Italy


Italy's Most Lit Food Festival Involves Boiling an Entire Sheep

You can eat whatever you want at the Pezzata di Capracotta, as long as it's mutton or lamb.


I Ate An Entire Meal Off the Back of My Hand and Yes, It Was Weird

At least we didn't have to do any dishes.


I Spent Three Days in Moscow Eating Like a Russian Oligarch

Can you really have vodka and caviar for three meals a day? The answer is yes.


Where to Find the Best Arancini in Milan

An exhaustive and very opinionated search.


How an Afghan Refugee is Changing Venice's Restaurant Landscape

Hamed Ahmadi now has five restaurants in northeastern Italy's Veneto region and has helped employ many young refugees from the Middle East and Africa.


What Eating Shark and Whale in Iceland Taught Me About Ethics

Can eating shark and whale meat between scenic geysers and volcanoes bring us back to a pure, earthly paradise and simpler time?


This Farm Is Occupied by Squatters Who Are Making Incredible Olive Oil

The abandoned hillside location on the outskirts of Chianti is run by a collective of farmers without a boss.


How to Make Wine without Any Equipment

Take a few cues from these Provençal winemakers who have been doing it for years. All you need are glass jars, and somewhere to bury them.


The Worst Things I Saw While Working in an All-You-Can-Eat Sushi Restaurant

"I've seen nigiri dumped in a potted plant in front of the restaurant. Sometimes even in the bathroom garbage can."


What to Eat in Milan After Midnight

Late-night eats in a city of well-dressed drunks.