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Norcia: A Mountain Mecca for Italian Food

The Valnerina Valley, with the city of Norcia in the center of the picture We’d been traveling for most of a day – flying into Rome from the U.S., renting a car at the airport and then driving three hours … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Trip to Norcia, Italy

Photos from a November 2010 trip to Norcia, Italy. A write-up about the trip is here: Norcia: A Mountain Mecca for Italian Food. Click on individual photos to see a larger version. Highlights: [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157625556715614″]

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Black Summer Truffles at Tony’s

Truffles are vaguely associated with French farmers who lead pigs around on a leash as they root around in the ground looking for expensive mushrooms that rich people like to eat. Actually, this stereotype isn’t that far off. Tony’s Summer … Continue reading

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