Modena to Parma: The Italian Food Valley; Toni DeBella; BrowsingItaly
Foodie food·ie \ˈfü-dē\: a person with a particular interest in food; a gourmet…
How did I, an admitted non-foodie, get myself mixed up with a blog tour all about cuisine? Just lucky, I guess.
The tour, sponsored by The Emilia Romagna Region Tourist Board in collaboration with Michelin Guide Italian Restaurants 2017, was an eye-opening romp through a region considered one of the great food meccas of the world.
I wanted to share with readers some of the highlights of the journey, including things to do, what/where to eat, and places to sleep in Emilia Romagna, the bountiful valley of food.
The city of Modena is a charming, ancient town marked by portico-covered streets, pebbled alleyways and three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Il Duomo di Modena, Torre della Ghirlandina and Piazza Grande.