As an Italian-American growing up in her grandfather's pizzeria at the Jersey Shore (anyone remember La Grotta in Long Branch?), Christina Baglivi Tinglof learned what good, regional Italian food was from an early age. She soon turned her love of Italian food, writing, and photography into a career. Her travel features have been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Boston Herald and dozens of other newspapers. She’s also the author of five books including Northern Italy: A Taste of Trattoria, her first guidebook and the inspiration for this e-book series.
Travel to Italy without breaking the bank! Chow Italy (Florence 2014) will guide travelers to 60 trattoria and osteria, those mom-and-pop eateries that serve authentic, regional Italian cuisine. Each description contains address (plus map), days of operation, description of ambiance and food as well as estimated cost. Back matter includes restaurant index and menu translation.
Traveling to Italy in search of an authentic but inexpensive culinary experience? Then skip the ristoranti and head to the nearest trattoria, those unassuming mom-and-pop eateries where you'll find home-cooked, regional cuisine for a price that any traveler can afford. Chow Italy: Eat Well, Spend Less (Rome 2013) guides you to more than 80 trattorie in eleven neighborhoods.