Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

In Italy, the mind and all the senses are always engaged. Everything there has a meaning and occupies a place that is part of a larger whole. The Italophile is a person who seeks to understand what all of this means.

- Fred Plotkin, Italy for the Gourmet Traveler

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

The creator made Italy from designs by Michelangelo.

-Mark Twain

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

“Life is a banquet and most suckers are starving to death.”
—Auntie Mame

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

A tavola non si invecchia.
“At the table one doesn’t grow old.”
—Italian proverb