Category Archives: Torino

Le luci d’artista

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Turin during the holiday season features le luci d’artista, festive and artistic lights that are a tradition for the surrounding areas of the city center. Having lived in Turin for more than three years I always looked forward to this special time … Continue reading

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Comfort Food in Turin

These days, I miss more and more the food I was raised on. There are many dishes and desserts that come to mind, but I think it’s more about food memory: remembering what it was like to be in the … Continue reading

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Teapot, Tea Salon and Kitchen

As soon as I walked into this cozy tea salon in the San Salvario district of Turin, I was immediately taken by the décor and the scrumptious offerings. In addition to the assortment of teas, one can also find quality … Continue reading

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German Food in Turin

La Deutsche Vita is a charming German restaurant in the heart of Turin. This seems like comfort food to me. I can find many dishes from my childhood and then some: fresh bean salad, sauerkraut, pickled herring, potato pancakes and … Continue reading

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Turin, the Home of Pastificio Defilippis

I must admit that I have wanted to write about Pastificio Defilippis ever since I tasted my first meal there a couple of months ago. The winter holiday season was just getting underway. Come to think of it, it was … Continue reading

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Il pranzo di Natale/Christmas Lunch…and More

I’ve been in Italy for over a year now, yet last Christmas I was in Lublin, Poland celebrating with my long-lost-maternal family. Both of my mom’s parents were born in Lublin, however my mom was born in Manila, the Philippines. … Continue reading

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A Day Trip with Eataly to “Spiriti Langoroli” or Spirits from Le Langhe

I love the region of Le Langhe for many reasons but the most important one for me is that it always brings me back to nature. And so, I was fortunate again to find a tour being offered by Eatinerari … Continue reading

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