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Habesha: bringing the taste of Ethiopian food to Bologna

Originally from Ethiopia, Germanish owns a Habesha restaurant in Bolognina, an inner-city district of Bologna with a thriving migrant community. “We’re like a big family here. The restaurant is going well, thank god. We cook Habesha food. We’re…

America Graffiti: the Americana food revolution

Riccardo La Corte had two great passions in life: cooking and rockabilly. In 2008 he opened his first American-style diner in Forlì. “I grew up listening to Elvis while attending cookery school. I’d always dreamed of becoming a chef and…

Babilonia: the best falafel and kebab house in Bologna

During term-time, Bologna‘s Via del Pratello teems with students enjoying the pubs, bars and cafes – not to mention a falafel and kebab house called Babilonia, owned by Masood. “I’m Persian. I moved to Italy in 1978. I had…

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