The best food in Italy is in Emilia-Romagna. Period. Long known as the home of parmesan cheese, prosciutto, and traditional aged balsamic vinegar, even Italians from other regions will grudgingly admit that yes, Emilia-Romagna is home to Italy’s best food.
A Complete Culinary Travel Guide to Modena, Italy — Type A Trips | No visit to Italy is complete without traveling to the culinary epicenter of Modena in Emilia Romagna. In this guide I'll give you all the info you need to plan the perfect visit, including where to stay, where to go for parmesan factory tours and traditional balsamic vinegar tastings, and of course all the insider info for dining at Osteria Francescana - the #1 restaurant in Italy and the #2 restaurant in the world.