Season 3 Travel Guide: Episode 3.04 Slow Food, Fast Cars & 3.05 Massimo, Modena & Philanthropy

This is an excerpt for Episode 4: Slow Food, Fast Cars and Episode 5: Massimo, Modena & Philanthropy from the Dream of Italy Season 3 Travel Guide. Get your own PDF copy here.

When we visited with 3-Michelin star Chef Massimo Bottura and his wife Lara Gilmore in Modena, a town in the “slow food, fast cars” region of Emilia-Romagna, we had such fun we turned it into two very special episodes about the chef, who shot to fame on Netflix’s “Chef’s Table” and the unusual culinary empire he has built in the land of balsamic and Parmigiano Reggiano. We explore charming cities and delve into the philanthropic side of Modena and the Botturas. Lara Gilmore introduces us to Tortellante and Food for Soul. We can’t visit Modena without learning more about its most famous son, late tenor Luciano Pavarotti, and visiting the theater that is carrying on his legacy in training young opera stars.

In this double episode, we show you: