273 anni di invecchiamento ed è ancora buono: ecco un altro record di uno dei prodotti di nicchia del made in Italy più celebri al mondo, l'Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena. Una piccola ampolla di vetro, risalente a 273 anni fa, infatti, è stata analizzata e giudicata con ottimi voti dalla Consorteria di Spilamberto chiamata a valutare ogni...

This week, The World's 50 Best Restaurants for 2016 were announced in New York. For the first time, an Italian restaurant took the top spot: Osteria Francescana, in Modena. We caught up with its mad genius chef, Massimo Bottura, to talk about his work—and about winning food. Each week on Condé Nast Traveler's podcast, Travelogue, we discuss where...

by Natascia Ronchetti   The Modena-based auto business -- that galaxy of companies that revolves around top brands Ferrari, Maserati, Pagani -- is soaring, with an increase in revenues of 7.4% in 2014. It reached a turnover of €2.5 billion and is pulling ahead of the Piedmontese companies clustered around Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in Turin,...

Though they are often mistakenly used interchangeably, balsamic vinaigrette and balsamic vinegar are not one and the same. Period. A vinaigrette is a cooking sauce or salad dressing made by mixing vinegar, oil and seasoning so balsamic vinaigrette should therefore presumably be made from balsamic vinegar but since the vinaigrette is so mass produce...

"La simbolica data d'inizio dell'emigrazione italiana nelle Americhe può essere considerata il 4 ottobre 1852, quando venne fondata a Genova la Compagnia Transatlantica per la navigazione a vapore con le Americhe. Fra il 1880 e il 1915 approdano negli Stati Uniti quattro milioni di italiani, su 9 milioni circa di emigranti che scelsero di attravers...

If Italy's most celebrated modernist chef is coming over to make brunch, don't be surprised if he shows up packing a sleek nitrous oxide siphon. It's just for the bread crumb foam.   Massimo Bottura, the energetic chef and owner of the three-Michelin-star Osteria Francescana, in Modena, arrived at my Brooklyn kitchen with a motley tool kit....

For Lorenzo the choice to work in the family business was not at issue. He was born in 1978, in Mirandola, a few km from Concordia where the vinegar Guerzoni is, in Modena area.   Lorenzo, one of the Acetaia owners and manager, grew up in the province and attended the University of Modena, where he graduated with a degree in chemistry. ...

Italians serve as Editorial Board Members for the 26th Annual University of Bath and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) International Symposium on Fluid Power & Motion Control (FPMC 2013) October 6 – 9, 2013. Italian institutions such as the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia are sending professors Massimo Milani, part of t...

by Natascia Ronchetti   Emilia's "Packaging Valley" plays in the global marketplace against its only real competitor: Germany. And in the race for supremacy, which involves great effort to keep up the pace of technological innovation, of internationalization and cohesive supply chains, Italy has started to overtake Germany. A breakthrough....

Modena-based Osteria Francescana has once again clinched a top spot in the annual awards for the world's 50 best restaurants. The restaurant lost out only to Renè Redzepi's Copenhagen-based Noma which reclaimed the number one slot and Spain's El Celler de Can Roca which came in second.   Last year the four-time Danish winner lost out to...