By Marina Nasi
Yes, sure: we all know that Bologna is renowned for tortellini, lasagne, mortadella and crescentine. But what your guidebook probably didn't tell you is that real local foodies have only one topic for debate: which is the best gelato in Bologna. The last few years have seen a massive improvement in the already good local ice cream art, taking it to peaks of excellence. As a gelato lover and food connoisseur myself, I embarked in the lovely task of verifying all information and trying every gelato in Bologna. And again. And again. So here's the ultimate top ten if you want to taste the best of Bologna's ice cream - heaven under the porticos of this Italian city.