Nothing can make a trip to Italy more enjoyable and rewarding than a great dining experience - but you have to know what to order! This handy guide helps readers navigate Italian menus while also steering people to some great Italian restaurants, bistros, cafes, wine shops, and food markets in Italy's big cities. Most of the book is a comprehensive menu reader, translating thousands of Italian words into English. There are also sections on restaurant etiquette, a pronunciation guide, English-to-Italian phrases and words and descriptions of the many different kinds of food and eating establishments in Italy.
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