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by Stefania Fregni

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Ethnic restaurants in Modena: 8 cuisines to try

Bar and restaurants, My personal lists - Stefania Fregni - April 9, 2017

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I love to make experiments, especially when they are about food! When I travel, I like to know the places where I go also by tasting local specialties. Through food, in fact, you can get in touch with other cultures and learn so many things! Indeed, I like the idea of ​​eating in the ethnic restaurants of my city and when I find one I’ve never tried before, I can’t resist, I go! You can travel remaining sitting at your table 🙂
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Modena: 6 traditional restaurants where to eat at least once in your life

Bar and restaurants, Food & Drink, My personal lists, Stories - Stefania Fregni - December 21, 2016

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There are special places where to go at least once in your life… they are places to see, to live, to taste.
Every city has ones. They are not simply traditional restaurants in Modena, but they are commercial activities and people that did the story of the city telling its identity through the foods that every day come out from their kitchens.
I’ve collected them in this post because I think they deserve a special mention and a particular place in my heart 😉
These are 6 traditional restaurants in Modena centre where to eat at least once in your life.

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Coffe time? Here there are 5 café where to drink a coffee in Modena center

Bar and restaurants, Food & Drink, My personal lists - Stefania Fregni - June 19, 2016

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There are some people who drink coffe only in the morning or after their lunch and those who drink it several times in a day. Who prefers drink a cup at home and who loves sitting in a coffee bar and have coffee reading the newspaper: in any way you prefer to drink it, coffee is a kind of ritual for Italian people! So, if you are in the centre of the city and you need a good cup of coffee, here there are 5 café to go 🙂

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The Historical Shops of Modena: a lovely tour between culture, values ​​and traditions

Bar and restaurants, Not to be missed, Shopping, Suggested Tours - Stefania Fregni - June 8, 2016

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If it has happened or it will happen to you to go around Modena and you are a person that take care of details, you will not miss to see a sign located outside the windows of some shops, bars or restaurant, which over time has hit me. I’m talking about the signs where it was written: “Bottega Storica dell’Emilia Romagna” (The Historical Shop of Emilia Romagna), but what are they?

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Where to have an Italian aperitif in Modena center: 4 places that I love

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I love Italian aperitifs 🙂
We call “aperitivo” a pre-dinner drink that “open” the palate and make us socialize, talk and relax with friends in a lovely place. I think that aperitifs should be organized every evenings, because they have the power to make you feel better!

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Trattoria Barchetta: simplicity and familiarity, a place where I feel at home

Bar and restaurants - Stefania Fregni - November 21, 2015

I attend the Trattoria Barchetta in Campogalliano, Modena, for over 10 years, I suppose. It’s one of the restaurant I choose to give me a special lunch.
I usually spend in Campogalliano a few days of my week for work and I have learned to discover its more interesting places.
Campogalliano is a town in the province of Modena, located west of the city. I will probably tell you about this pretty town in the future but now I want to talk you about “Barchetta”, a restaurant (“trattoria”, in Italian) of the many suggestions.

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Sunday Brunch at Juta Cafè

Bar and restaurants - Stefania Fregni - November 13, 2015

The concept of “brunch” has always attracted me. It comes from afar and the word “br-unch” perfectly expresses the mixture of breakfast and lunch. It is an imported tradition, but I like the idea of “having a brunch” also in Modena and so I’ll tell you my experience.
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  • white umbrellas have invaded the city What a beautiful view
  • lovely sentences in Modenese dialect that I have chosen for
  • looking at you my Cathedral every time as it was
  • Special Sundays in Modena Sitting on a table of lovely
  • a day in pastel colors
  • long colorful aisles under the city porticos You can walk
  • the big holm inside the wine glass
  • Life goes slow on Sunday in the city
  • the heart of my city the heart of mine
  • I love this season when you can walk around the