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  • AA Gill on the question of last suppers

    A new collection, The Best of AA Gill, draws together some of the fearless, feisty and unfailingly funny late writer’s finest pieces. Among them is this gem, taken from the column he wrote for Gourmet Traveller for more than a decade.

    Now to love|Jun 14, 2018

  • Genoa, Italy

    Genoa, the coastal town that gave the world pesto, Christopher Columbus and Renzo Piano, holds surprises around every corner. John Irving explores its labyrinthine lanes.

    Now to love|Sep 02, 2015

  • Italy's new wave pizza

    From one end of the boot to the other, Italy’s favourite fast food is the surprising subject of a new wave.

    Now to love|Feb 26, 2015

  • Turin, Italy

    A sense of faded grandeur once cast a pall over Turin, but after a facelift and an infusion of creativity the former Italian capital exudes dynamism and could just be the country’s best-kept secret.

    Now to love|Feb 19, 2015

  • Hit the roof

    What to do when your home is a 1910 Art Nouveau palace on the shores of Lake Como but you're running out of room?

    Now to love|Aug 12, 2013

  • Unsung Tuscany

    Welcome to the Maremma, a former wild frontier that’s home to charming medieval villages and restaurants rich in regional tradition. John Irving introduces his favourite corner of Tuscany.

    Now to love|Feb 12, 2013