Modenese Food: What to Eat in Modena


Want to know more about what to eat in Modena? Check out my free culinary guide to Modena Italy.   One of the things I love the most is that Italian food is so diverse. While we often think of just spaghetti or lasagna – food dramatically changes from north to south in Italy. Located in the Emilia Romagna region in Northern Italy, Modena is a short train ride from Florence, Milan and Venice. The Emilia Romagna region is undoubtedly the >

Where to Eat in Modena


Want to know more about where to eat in Modena? Check out my free culinary guide to Modena Italy.   Modena may be one of my favourite places to eat in the world for a very simple reason. There are no tourist restaurants. Need to see it for yourself? Check out this quick video of where to eat in Modena. And then get more details below. It’s a small city so there’s no room for a tourist ghetto in Modena. When >

Black Gold vs Fools Gold: What is Balsamic Vinegar?

balsamic vinegar modena

Want to know more about what is balsamic vinegar and what is coloured syrup? Check out this free culinary guide to Modena Italy.   Let’s make this simple. If you’ve been buying balsamic vinegar from the grocery store there’s a good chance you’re not using the real thing. In Modena aceto balsamico tradizionale is considered black gold. It’s not cheap, it’s highly valued and the really good stuff is only used on special occasions. What’s most interesting is that locals don’t really >

Our Loka Life

dave mottershall and ayngelina brogan

It’s the last day of 2014 and if I had to describe it in one word it would easily be: Loka. Originally I wanted 2014 to be the year of focus but I had no idea it felt like my life would come full circle. It was >