Italy By Plate: The Best Of Fine-Dining And Local Cuisine

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If you want to chase the last of the summer sun and experience a foodie adventure, head to the best of local and fine-dining cuisine from these Italian destinations. Travel by train between each city and sit back and watch the luscious Italian countryside whizz by. Follow this ultimate foodie guide, whether you’re wanting to dine like a local or go all out with some of the most spectacular food that Italy has to offer.

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Rome local: Trattoria il Tettarello

Although this restaurant is easy to miss, inside is a warm welcoming eatery that serves some of the city’s best pizza and pasta. Don’t be put off by the crowds outside – the food is worth the wait, especially with a glass of wine in hand. Trattoria il Tettarello feels as if dining inside a family home, with friendly staff and cosy decor. It’s very popular with locals, so come early or be prepared to wait for a table. A carafe of red wine will cost you nine euros, so you can happily sit back and eat the most delicious rustic pizza with good company. We suggest the four cheese or truffle pizza with a white base if you’re after something different. If you have any room left, order their homemade tiramisu – you won’t regret it.

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Trattoria il Tettarello, Via dei Capocci, 4, 00184 Roma, Italy

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