Umbrian flavours and scents seduce Americans

Nov 21, 2013 773

by Sandra Cordon

The tastes, smells and sights of the region of Umbria, known as Italy's "green heart", are featured until November 30 in New York City's Eataly outlet. Eataly, an international outpost of Italian food and wine, has currently focused its New York store on Umbrian products, which are presented alongside photos from internationally acclaimed photojournalist Steve McCurry's Sensational Umbria project.

Eataly, which has stores all over the world, draws as many as seven million visitors annually to the New York outlet, where this month they can taste such Umbrian products as the regional heritage grain farro, wines such as its Sagrantino, as well as pastas and olive oil particular to the mountainous region.

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