By Elisabeth, globetrotter and self-confessed food fanatic. Edited by Emma White
Italy is well known for its wonderful food culture, adored by so many and deeply rooted within the nation’s identity. Each of Italy’s regions boasts a whole host of traditional dishes, specialities, cooking methods and other culinary secrets that make them unique. Bologna and the Emilia-Romagna region is no exception! Bologna’s food scene is based upon traditional cuisine using locally sourced, fresh produce from the surrounding hills and beyond. Local life in Bologna is centred around food, so much so that the city’s nickname is in fact La Grassa, meaning ‘The Fat One’! With so many edible treasures to be discovered, you’ll be asking what and where to eat in Bologna before searching things to do in Bologna! To help you out, here’s a list of must eat foods in Bologna. Use this guide to create your own personalised Bologna food tour and discover the flavours of the Emilia-Romagna region with my tips on where to eat in Bologna like a local.