Best Restaurants in Bologna: Where to Eat in Bologna (2022)

Although I knew there would be plenty to keep us busy between meals, the number one reason I wanted to spend a few days in Bologna was to eat. I wanted to try all of the best restaurants in Bologna, I wanted to eat local Parmigiano-Reggiano, to try close to the source Balsamic Vinegar. I wanted to try fresh pasta with the original Bolognese sauce (they call it ragu and it is SO different to what you know Bolognese sauce to be).

Needless to say, Bologna delivered on all fronts. There are so many cool things to do in Bologna, so many porticos to keep you shaded from that hot Italian sun, and plenty of places to eat in Bologna.

I’ve separated the post into three main sections – my favorite trattorias, osterias, and restaurants in Bologna, my favorite fast-food style pasta places in Bologna, and my favorite aperitivo spots in Bologna. Let’s eat.

Best Restaurants in Bologna

According to my research and from talking to a few Italian experts on my travels, there is not really much of a difference between osterias, trattorias, and ristorantes these days. Historically, osterias were wine bars that served a few classic dishes, usually local to the area. Trattorias were family-run restaurants that usually served big portions and weren’t too expensive. Ristorantes were usually full-service restaurants that had servers and sommeliers. They were slightly fancier.

For the most part, I found these definitions to still ring pretty true in Bologna (more so than in Venice or Florence). We usually ended up at an Osteria or a Trattoria and found that was food was absolutely spectacular and the wine lists were more than good enough for our untrained palettes.

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The delicious spaghetti with pork cheek at Osteria al 15

Osteria al 15

Via Mirasole 13, Bologna

This was one of my favorite restaurants that we went to in Bologna. It was down a little side street which I never, ever would have gone down if I hadn’t heard about this restaurant beforehand. I was drawn to it because I’d read that it did big portions of Bolognese-style foods at a reasonable price. All of that was correct.

We came here and each had a pasta dish. I had the green lasagna (lasagna verde) and it was so creamy and flavorful. Luke had the Spaghetti with pork cheek. The pasta was so perfectly al dente. It was a thickness that I’ve never seen on spaghetti before and with the light, buttery sauce, it was utter perfection.

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One of the local dishes here in Bologna, Tortellini in Broth

Osteria Broccaindosso

Via Broccaindosso 7/A, Bologna

This is another great spot for big portions, reasonably priced food and wines, and really friendly staff. I really enjoyed our whole experience at Osteria Broccaindosso. This is another place that you would probably walk straight past if you didn’t know it was there. You have to be buzzed into the restaurant and once inside this cozy little osteria, you’ll receive excellent (English-speaking) service and seriously tasty food.

This is actually where we went on our first night in the city, so we tried one of the city’s best-known dishes – tortellini in broth. The broth was nice and salty – a perfect pair to the al dente pasta and creamy filling. We also ordered the tortelloni, which are larger than tortellini and these were filled with creamy ricotta and topped in a sage and butter sauce (another Bologna classic).

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I wish we had shared one of their second dishes because the tables around us had lovely smelling and looking meat dishes. We were just so full from all of the aperitivos!

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Tortelloni with sage and butter sauce

Trattoria del Rosso

Via Augusto Righi 30, Bologna

IF you have only one day in Bologna and you eat at only one restaurant in Bologna, it should be Trattoria del Rosso. Luke and I are both in agreement that this was the best meal we had during our 10 days in Italy. It was certainly the best meal we had in Bologna. We went for lunch and indulged in every course.

We started with tortellini in broth and Gramigna alla salsiccia (a macaroni-like pasta with sausage ragu, another Bologna specialty). Both were impeccable. The broth had an umami quality about it. The meat filling in the tortellini was savory, slightly spiced, and tender. Both plates of pasta were cooked perfectly al dente and the ragu sauce was well-seasoned and ever so lightly coating the noodles.

We shared the second course, a pork shank. It was falling off the bone. The little jus at the bottom of the plate was salty, the skin on the outside was like caramel. We scraped the bones clean.

We finished with a tiramisu each and of course, we shared a bottle of the house red wine to wash it all down with. I wish I could go back to Bologna right now just have this meal again.

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Our first-course pasta dish at Trattoria del Rosso

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The amazing pork shank that I almost didn’t remember to take a photo of before we devoured it!

Zapap Pratello

Via del Pratello 31, Bologna

If you want some good pizza while you’re in Bologna, get yourself to the west side of the city to Zapap Pratello. It’s a craft beer bar that serves some of their own beers (I recommend the Zapap Pils, perfect on a hot summer evening) as well as a few other Italian craft beers all on draft.

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The main event is their pizza menu, though. The pizza is Neapolitan style with a thick and crunchy crust, very little sauce, and toppings of exquisite quality. Definitely get yourself the buffalo margarita if you enjoy uniquely flavored cheese. Most pizzas are under €10 and beers were a reasonable price as well compared to other craft beer we found around Italy (but much more expensive than wine).

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These two beers cost more than I’d like to admit, but we were getting a little tired of wine and needed to try a little craft beer in Italy!

Fast Food Pasta

This seems to be a phenomenon that has taken over Italy. When I visited the country for the first time 10 years ago, I never saw one of these fast-food pasta places, but everywhere we went in Italy we found them.

The basic idea is that you choose your pasta then you choose your sauce and a small bowl costs about €5. Good places are using fresh pasta, so it only takes about two or three minutes before your order is ready. It tastes amazing and you can stand up eating it or some places have a few tables and chairs. It’s the perfect lunch option

Bottega Portici

Piazza di Porta Ravegnana 2, Bologna

Bottega Portici is the cheaper, equallydelicious child of the city’s sole Michelin starred restaurant, I Portici. Think Michelin quality pasta and sauces except served in recyclable cardboard bowls with wooden sporks. There is plenty of seating inside and there’s even an outdoor patio upstairs where you can enjoy your meal and take in the view of the neighboring towers.

I ordered the tagliatelli in ragu (another Bologna staple that you’ll see on every menu) and Luke had the Tortelloni in sage and butter sauce. Both were absolutely outstanding, but the tortelloni stood out as some of the best pasta we ate in Bologna. It was soft around the edges but still had a slight bite around the fold. The ricotta filling was so creamy and salty. The butter and sage sauce was perfectly seasoned and the sage flavor was the most pronounced of any that I had in Bologna.

Pasta dishes ranged from €8-10, which is slightly more than you pay in other places like this, but the quality far surpasses any of them. It’s worth the extra Euros.

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Truly some of the best pasta I’ve ever eaten

Mercato di Mezzo

Via Clavature 12, Bologna

This is a really great little market with tons of stalls inside, but at the far end nearest the Via Clavature entrance is a fast food pasta stand and a little bar that sells cheap glasses of wine. This is a great lunch option if you’re touring around the cathedral area because it’s right in the thick of all of the action. It’s also super quick and really tasty. Plus, you’re on vacation in Italy, you deserve a midday glass of wine.

I had the tagliatellewith ragu sauce and Luke had the tortellini with ragu sauce. It was our last day of fast food pasta in Bologna and we really wanted to enjoy some more Bolognese sauce. Theirs was packed with meat and was well flavored. I preferred it with the tortellini which was filled with ricotta cheese and went really well with the meaty ragu sauce.

Also inside the Mercato di Mezzo that’s worth trying is the craft beer bar, Birra Baladin. It’s a local Bologna brewery and they have four or five taps going at one time all with their own beers. It’s a little bit pricey, but the beers were really tasty and you can have that with your pasta meal if you’d prefer that.

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Upstairs in this place is also a pizza place. I didn’t try the pizza, but it looked and smelled fantastic and seemed to be doing a roaring trade with families.

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Lots of ragu!

Aperitivo Bars (Meat and Cheese)

Before I got to Bologna, I did a lot of reading about all of the things that I should eat and the best places to have them. One of the things that kept coming up, again and again, were aperitivo buffets. Every website claimed that loads of bars would put on a buffet of meats, cheeses, and breadand that it would all be free as long as you kept buying drinks.

I did not see this ANYWHERE in Bologna, and I looked hard. What I did see were a few bars that put on a buffet and charged anywhere between €5 and €10 for you to have unlimited access to the buffet. This did not include a drink.

What I noticed most Italians were doing wasnot having the buffet. Instead, they were ordering meat and cheese platters and a few glasses of wine. It ended up costing about the same as the buffet and while you got less food, the quality of what you go on the meat and cheese boards wasmuch higher.

These were my absolute favorite spots, but I really think you can’t go wrong in Bologna. If you see a busy place where people are drinking wine and the tables are covered with chopping boards piled high with mortadella, prosciutto, salami, and cheeses, you should go in.

Just note, most places don’t open until 6pm, Italians eat quite late and this is a pre-dinner snack.

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A meat platter at Tamburini

Salumeria Simoni

Via Pescherie Vecchie 3/b, Bologna

There are a few shops around the city, but this is the address for the bar where you can not only buy things inside, but you can sit at a table outside with a glass of wine and tons of freshly sliced meat. I like this spot because it’s in a busy area with lots of other bars, so there’s always a great buzz in the evenings.

Tamburini

Via Caprarie 1, Bologna

If I had gone to Tamburini on my first night in Bologna, I would have gone here every night that we were in the city. The food was absolutely spectacular quality, the staff were super helpful with choosing local meats and cheeses, and the wine menu was enormous. We went for the Bologna local platter that came with mortadella (a locally made ham, the original Bologna meat, and I’m still not entirely sure how I feel about it), culatello, salami, salty and tangy Parmigiano-Reggiano, and a slightly softer cheese made locally.

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The wonderful meat platter at La Baita Vecchia Malga with the tasty tigellebread

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La Baita Vecchia Malga

Via Pescherie Vecchie 3/A, Bologna

My second favorite aperitivo bar after Tamburini, La Baita Vecchia Malga is along the same street as Simoni (actually right next door), so it’s nice and busy at night. The quality of their meat and cheese platter was probably the best. There were slightly fewer wine options and the food overall was more expensive than the other two options, but it’s definitely worth your time if you enjoy cheese.

A nice touch that we didn’t get anywhere else was that they serve each of their platters with traditional Bolognese bread calledtigelle. It is a flat, slightly crunchy bread that you slice open like a sandwich and fill with your meats and cheese. It was a perfect accompaniment to the platter.

A Few Places We Saved For Next Time

The only trouble with visiting Italy in August, besides the fact that it is absurdly hot, is that a lot of Italians go on vacation. This was especially true for the week surrounding August 15th, a Catholic holiday in Italy. There were a few restaurants that we really wanted to try, but we couldn’t because they were closed for the holiday week (or even month).

So keep that in mind when you plan your trip to Bologna, or to Italy in general (we had the same problem in Florence). Lots of restaurants tend to close for at least a few days surrounding the 15th, some close for the last two weeks of August, and other stay closed for the entire month.

Otre

Via Augusto Majani b/1, Bologna

This restaurant gets absolutely rave reviews. It’s a modern take on traditional Bolognese recipes, which is something that really intrigued me. It’s a little bit more stylish than some of the osterias and trattorias we frequented during our stay in Bologna, so if you do want to go to Oltre, definitely change out of your sneakers and shorts before heading inside.

I also recommend making a reservation, especially if you want to dine there on a weekend. You can reserve a table through their website here.

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Restaurante Casa Monica

Via S. Rocco 16, Bologna

We were actually highly recommended this restaurant by a woman we met when we were in Berlin. She said she has been to Bologna a few times and her friend who lives in the city takes her there every time she comes. It’s her favorite restaurant and although it’s slightly more expensive than the average meal in Bologna, it’s worth every penny.

We were so excited to try it. I’d checked the menu and it sounded amazing. It’s run by a husband and wife duo and they have a daily specials menu that they write up on chalkboards around the restaurant. Unfortunately, on the night that we walked over to check it out, there was a sign on the door saying they were closed for the week.

If you go, let me know how it is!

Pasta Fresca Naldi

Via del Pratello 69, Bologna

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Another place closed for the holiday, Pasta Fresca Naldi has a reputation as one of the best fresh pasta spots in the city. It’s a fast-food style take away place and it’s basically a one-woman operation. It’s very reasonably priced and the menu is full of classics like tagliatelle with ragu and tortelloni with sage and butter sauce.

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FAQs

Where should I eat local in Bologna? ›

10 Best Places To Eat And Drink Like A Local In Bologna
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8 Mar 2022

What is the most famous food in Bologna? ›

Bologna is known for the meaty and hearty Bolognese sauce, known locally as ragú. The dish originated in France from sauces using meat broth but leaving out the actual meat with the pasta. By the 18th century, documents show the first meat-based sauce served over pasta in Imola, a town near Bologna.

What is the best Bologna to eat? ›

Wunderbar Bologna claims to be the greatest thing since sliced bread. They use high-quality cuts of beef and a proprietary spice blend to produce their German-style bologna, which offers you a slightly sweet flavor that you like. Since 1972, they've been selling bologna in supermarkets across the country.

Is one day enough in Bologna? ›

Is one day enough in Bologna? 1 day in Bologna is more than enough to see its most popular sights, including the Two Towers, Piazza Maggiore and Archiginnasio. In fact, Bologna is a great day trip destination from Florence, Milan or Venice. Yet, if you're a foodie, I'd recommend staying at least overnight.

What time do people eat dinner in Bologna? ›

Get Ready for a Late Dinner

While restaurants generally open around 7-8pm, peak dining hour in Bologna is 9pm (note this is a bit later than in the US). Try to make a reservation around that time if you are hoping to be there during the most lively atmosphere.

What pasta is bologna famous for? ›

Passatelli

Unlike conventional flour & egg fresh pasta, Passattelli are traditional to Bologna and is a peasant dish served in broth. They consist of breadcrumbs, eggs and parmesan, made into a dough and passed (passati) through an attachment to form round, short pasta-like strands.

What dessert is bologna known for? ›

Torta di riso (or Torta degli addobbi)

Like many regional desserts, torta di riso has an ancient origin. In Bologna, where it is called torta degli addobbi, it was already being made in the 1400s on Corpus Christi, when the streets were embellished with colored drapes.

Is bologna healthy to eat? ›

Bologna, like other processed meats, may be classified as one of the least healthy foods in the Western diet. It has been estimated that 800,000 lives could be saved each year if bologna and other processed meats were eliminated from the diet.

Is there high quality bologna? ›

Finding good-quality bologna can take a little looking. In a supermarket, try the deli case instead of the lunchmeat case. Expect that higher-quality bologna will have a higher price, usually ranging from $6 to $8 a pound, compared to lunchmeat bologna that costs $3 a pound or less.

Is bologna good for diabetics? ›

People with type 2 diabetes should limit or avoid high-fat cuts of meat, such as regular ground beef, bologna, hot dogs, sausage, bacon, and ribs, because like full-fat dairy, they're high in saturated fats, explains Kimberlain.

What is a person from Bologna called? ›

Bologna
Bologna Bulåggna (Emilian)
DemonymBolognese
Area code0039 051
Websitewww.comune.bologna.it
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Who eats the most Bologna? ›

The top five bologna-loving states are all in the Midwest.
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The top 10 bologna loving states are as follows:
  • Kentucky.
  • Kansas.
  • Wisconsin.
  • Oklahoma.
  • Arkansas.
  • Rhode Island.
  • West Virginia.
  • North Dakota.
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Do I need cash in Bologna? ›

Bologna, from what I noticed, is still pretty cash-heavy. Although many establishments will take card these days, it's a safer bet to just have some cash on you at all times to be safe, especially for smaller shops (which might require a minimum spend for card usage) and especially for public transportation.

Is Bologna worth the trip? ›

Bologna is one of Italy's most beautiful cities. While it's not as well-known as the big names like Rome, Florence or Venice, visiting Bologna is an unforgettable experience. This gorgeous city is a brilliant short break destination and a fantastic base for some of Italy's best day trips.

What is there to do in Bologna in 2 hours? ›

But with only a couple of hours to spare, you might want a Bologna map as a little support.
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  • Bologna Train Station & Porta Galliera. ...
  • Via Dell'Indipendenza. ...
  • Piazza Nettuno & Piazza Maggiore. ...
  • Giardini di Piazza Minghetti. ...
  • Piazza Santo Stefano. ...
  • Casa Isolani.
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What time do Italians go to sleep? ›

11:00pm – Midnight.

What do they eat for breakfast in Italy? ›

Italians eat predominantly sweet things for breakfast. This can be quite a shock if you are used to having toast, eggs, and bacon first thing in the morning. Instead, the traditional breakfast in Italy relies almost exclusively on baked goods like biscuits, cookies, pastries, rusks, and cakes.

How do you ask for the bill on Italian? ›

Il conto per favore.” That's how you ask for the bill in Italian.

What cheese is Bologna known for? ›

Parmigiano Reggiano: The King of Cheeses – Bologna Uncovered.

Is Bologna pig or cow? ›

Meat: The main ingredient in bologna is ground meat, which could be any combination of pork, beef, chicken and turkey or only one of those meats. You can even find bologna made of venison or other game meat.

Do Italians eat bologna? ›

Bologna food is unique among Italian regional foods. They're known for stuffed pastas among other things, like this giant tortellini known as tortellacci (below).

What is the number one dessert in Italy? ›

Tiramisù (Veneto)

Probably the most famous of all Italian desserts, Tiramisù is a powerful layering of coffee-soaked savoiardi (sponge finger biscuits) and a rich cream made with mascarpone cheese, eggs and sugar, sometimes spiced up with a drop of liqueur.

What is the famous sweet in Italy? ›

Tiramisu. Italy's most famous dessert! The name of this dessert literally means “pick-me-up,” and that's exactly what tiramisu is: a dessert made with coffee and cocoa.

Are hot dogs the same as bologna? ›

Much like hot dogs, bologna is commonly made of beef, pork, turkey or chicken that is finely ground and stuffed into a casing for cooking which is often later removed. The bologna is cooked or smoked and then either packaged whole or sliced.

What is the best bologna on the market? ›

Top 50 Scanned: Bologna beta
Popularity
#1Bologna Oscar Mayer80 Calories
#2Beef Bologna Oscar Mayer90 Calories
#3Bologna Oscar Mayer80 Calories
#4Thick Cut Bologna Oscar Mayer120 Calories
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Is bologna or ham better for you? ›

Deli Meats Higher in Fat Content

Bologna: One slice (28 grams) contains 3.5 grams of saturated fat and 90 calories. Ham: One slice (28 grams) contains 0.5 grams of saturated fat and 40 calories.

Are you supposed to eat the red ring on bologna? ›

The red ring is a fibrous type of casing. It's a combination of cellulose and paper, coated with glycerine. We don't recommend eating the red ring, or feeding it to your dog, or other pets.

How many days do you need in bologna? ›

What is this? Bologna has a small city centre and most of the main sites are located within easy reach of each other, so it is definitely possible to spend one day in Bologna and get a lot out of the destination. However, if you do have a bit more time to play around with, plan to spend 2 days in Bologna.

Why is bologna healthy? ›

Affordable and widely available, including in low and reduced fat and sodium formulations, bologna is a go-to protein source that supplies all essential amino acids necessary for optimal health and will keep you feeling satisfied long after your last bite.

Is Oscar Mayer bologna bologna real? ›

Oscar Mayer Bologna is made with quality meat and no fillers so you can enjoy the taste you want with nothing you don't!

What is fancy bologna called? ›

Mortadella (Italian pronunciation: [mortaˈdɛlla]) is a large Italian sausage or luncheon meat (salume [saˈluːme]) made of finely hashed or ground heat-cured pork, which incorporates at least 15% small cubes of pork fat (principally the hard fat from the neck of the pig).

Is beef bologna real beef? ›

Bologna is a cooked, smoked sausage made of cured beef, cured pork or a mixture of the two. The bologna might include choice cuts, depending on who's making it, but usually contains afterthoughts of the meat industry - organs, trimmings, end pieces and so on.

Which meat is best for diabetics? ›

Very Lean Meat Choices (0-1g fat/ounce and 35 calories)

Poultry: Chicken or turkey (white meat, no skin), Cornish hen (no skin). Fish: Fresh or frozen cod, flounder, haddock, halibut, trout, lox, tuna fresh or canned in water. Shellfish: Clams, crab, lobster, scallops, shrimp.

Will bologna raise your blood pressure? ›

You should also avoid foods that naturally contain lots of sodium like processed meats (ham, bologna, salami, and other cured meats), olives, anchovies, tuna fish, bread, and cheese. I would suggest avoiding processed items like soups, salad dressings, and other condiments.

What bread is good for diabetics? ›

The American Diabetes Association recommends choosing whole grain bread or 100 percent whole wheat bread instead of white bread. White bread is made from highly processed white flour and added sugar. Here are some delicious and healthy breads to try: Joseph's Flax, Oat Bran and Wheat Pita Bread.

Are things closed on Sunday in Bologna? ›

How to spend a Sunday in Bologna? Food markets are closed, shops as well but the weekend is short and you need to get the best from it. Here are my suggestions for activities to enjoy Sunday in Bologna.

Is Bologna Italy cheap? ›

It's not only one of the best cities in Italy but also one where the cost of living isn't high. More importantly, living in Bologna is considerably cheap for students — compared to other European cities — as you only need to budget approximately €750 - €1,000 per month.

How do you move around in Bologna? ›

The bus is the best public transport option in Bologna as it's a convenient and cost-effective way to move around the city. The buses connect the various neighbourhoods of Bologna to the city centre and vice versa. The average wait time is 30 minutes to 1 hour.

What do Italian people call Italy? ›

Here are some interesting facts about Italy. It's proper name Repubblica Italiana (Italian Republic), Nickname: “Bel Paese” which means beautiful country. Rome its capital city was founded in 753BC. More than 98% of Italian's can read and write.

What country invented bologna? ›

Bologna sausage, also spelled baloney (/bəˈloʊni/ bə-LOH-nee), is a sausage derived from the Italian mortadella, a similar-looking, finely ground pork sausage, originally from the city of Bologna (IPA: [boˈloɲɲa] ( listen)).

What is slang for bologna? ›

The word baloney comes from the sandwich meat called bologna, which is typically made of leftover scraps of meat.

What is the most famous food in bologna? ›

Bologna is known for the meaty and hearty Bolognese sauce, known locally as ragú. The dish originated in France from sauces using meat broth but leaving out the actual meat with the pasta. By the 18th century, documents show the first meat-based sauce served over pasta in Imola, a town near Bologna.

What is the number 1 eaten meat in the world? ›

1. Pork. Pork, the meat from hogs, or domestic swine, is the most consumed animal in the world at 36% (Source: UN-FAO). Pork is commonly thought of as white meat, but it is actually classified as red meat by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

What meat is most eaten in Italy? ›

Pork is the most common cured meat in Italy, although other meats such as beef, venison and wild boar are also cured. Each region of Italy is known for its own cured meats, known as salumi, based on local customs.

Where did Stanley Tucci eat in Bologna? ›

During his food tour of Emilia Romagna, Stanley makes a short stop in Bologna. He wanders around Quadrilatero food market and meets Mattia Sartori, the leader of the Sardines Movement. Together they buy mortadella and spend their pic-nic at Osteria del Sole.

Where did Rick Stein eat in Bologna? ›

Rick's final stop in Bologna was to Ciaccos Restaurant with Ricardo Cattalani where he tried gurnard with passatelli, a pasta formed of breadcrumbs, eggs and grated Parmesan. The episode ended with Rick showing us how to make panna cotta with pistachios.

Can you eat the ring around Bologna? ›

The red ring is a fibrous type of casing. It's a combination of cellulose and paper, coated with glycerine. We don't recommend eating the red ring, or feeding it to your dog, or other pets.

Where did Anthony Bourdain eat in Bologna? ›

Unfortunately Bourdain's restaurant, El Bulli, is closing down for good July 31st. Bourdain made it clear that this restaurant featured the best food he will ever have in his life, which is saying something coming from a chef and fellow world culinary traveler.

Where did Anthony Bourdain eat in Florence? ›

That night — our last as a group in Florence — we ate at Cibreo, one of the most hallowed restaurants in the city. On our way to our table, one of the managers asked if we had heard about Bourdain. The twist that had been around my stomach all day tightened and two of us nodded.

Where did Anthony Bourdain eat in Rome? ›

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  • Roma Sparita. Piazza di Santa Cecilia, 24. ...
  • Roscioli Salumeria con Cucina. Via dei Giubbonari, 21/22. ...
  • Trattoria Il Timoniere Roma. Via Francesco Orazio da Pennabilli, 5. ...
  • Ristorante Filippo La Mantia at Hotel Majestic. ...
  • Trattoria A Casa Di Rita.

Is Rick Stein Cafe closed? ›

Rick Stein's Porthleven restaurant has closed permanently, it has been confirmed. Cornwall Live reported over the weekend that employees at the restaurant had been told it would not be reopening after lockdown.

What food is Avellino Italy known for? ›

The local food dishes are pasta combinations of mushrooms, cheese, pork meat sausages, hams and truffles. All should be consumed with the one of the three main wines from the area: Fiano, Greco di Tufo or Taurasi followed by one of the herb liqueurs made by the Benedictine monks of Montevergine.

Is bologna real meat? ›

Meat: The main ingredient in bologna is ground meat, which could be any combination of pork, beef, chicken and turkey or only one of those meats. You can even find bologna made of venison or other game meat.

Is bologna a healthy food? ›

No.

Beef bologna doesn't fare a whole lot better than salami, though it is cholesterol-free. It's still high in fat and sodium, and has 150 calories per 2-ounce serving — about two slices.

What is the green stuff in bologna? ›

It's actually just a vegetable-based dye, commonly made from color-rich roots or berries, and fully edible. So, the next time you find a green or blue speck on your farm-fresh meat, don't toss it out. You're just seeing the evidence that the meat was inspected, and passed.

What are 3 food specialties of bologna? ›

Bologna is world-famous for its cuisine. It's where the famous tagliatelle al ragu (Spaghetti bolognese), 'Bologney' (Bologna sausage), Parmigiano reggiano, parma ham and Balsamico Modena comes from. So, tasting some of the traditional Italian food is simply a must when you're in town. What is this?

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