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Eating in Eataly with Alex Roe

Eating in Eataly with Alex Roe | Italia Mia | Scoop.it
Rick Zullo meets fellow Italy blogger Alex Roe for some eating in Eataly in Milan.

So there we were, an American and an Englishman surrounded by the very best of Italian products in an environment that, honestly, seemed more like an amusement park than a grocery market/restaurant.  Sure, there was a dizzying array of prosciutto, cheeses, pastas, wines, artisanal beers, and even household products.  But there was also a rock band playing 80′s tunes translated into Italian, flashing lights, a twisting network of escalators in every direction, like some slow-speed roller coaster for shoppers. [...]

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Eataly Dares to Dream of Building a Foodie Theme Park in Italy

Eataly Dares to Dream of Building a Foodie Theme Park in Italy | Italia Mia | Scoop.it

The Disneyland of food might be arriving in Bologna. The folks behind the foodie supermarket wonderland known as Eataly are getting ready with their next big idea, and it sounds like Fico Eataly World will be arriving sooner than later. Details are somewhat limited at this stage in the process, but we do know that the park will take over around 20-acres of real estate. Restaurants, grocery stores, and something they’re calling food labs will all be part of the place. They’re even going to bring in some fish—to eat?!—as there are also plans for an aquarium. If you want to postpone your vacation so that you can check things out opening day is going to be November 1, 2015—at least as of now before any delays or other issues. All in all the place is going to set back investors around €40 million [...]

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