Il Coperto, The Italian Cover Charge
Nice bit of history on the "cover charge" in Italian restaurants from James at Wandering Italy.
The Best Pizza Restaurants in Italy
This is one notable Italian food writer's list of the best 5 pizza places in Italy – 4 of them are (unsurprisingly) in Naples, but you may be surprised about the location of the 5th one. I was.
Italy’s sandwich snafu
This article is subtitled, "Why Silvio Berlusconi's party won't be represented in Rome's regional elections," but something tells me La Berlusca will find a way around the law & get his party on the ballot. Whaddya think?
10 Best Roman Ruins Outside of Rome
You all know you can see phenomenal examples of ancient Roman life in Rome and throughout Italy… But if you're really into Roman ruins and want to check out some outside Italy, here are 10 of the best places to go for that.
Italy’s most famous billionaire, Berlusconi, gets richer
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(commence sarcasm) Right. Because that's what Berlusconi needed – more MONEY. Not perspective. Not tact. MONEY. Of course. Now everything will be better. (end sarcasm here)
Johnny Depp And Angelina Jolie Film In Venice
Travelers in Venice right now may notice even more crowd issues than ever with these two film stars in town for a new movie.
Italy Arrests 19 Accused Of Helping Mafia Boss
Italian police in Palermo say they've arrested "most wanted mafioso," plus 18 people who helped him avoid getting caught before.
“Jersey Shore” Headed To MTV Italy
Oh, dear. I'm not sure there are any words for this… MTV Italia has bought the rights to show "Jersey Shore" – the show criticized for its unflattering portrayal of Italian-Americans – in Italy. Egads.
Best Architecture Cities in the World
Aside from the fact that this article is GORGEOUS to look at, it also features Rome on its list of cities that are great for architecture.
What’s new in Venice and Rome
The latest travel news on Venice & Rome from everyone's favorite European travel geek, Rick Steves.
Chief exorcist Father Gabriele Amorth says Devil is in the Vatican
Frankly, I'm just not sure what to say about this one that the title doesn't already say…
Fashion House Opens Hotel in Milan
Just in case shopping at the Prada, Missoni, & Armani stores in Milan isn't enough for you fashionistas, there's now a Moschino hotel in Milan.