"Arno River Lunch" (Italy)


Italy and Japan are long, narrow countries hugged by the ocean and, for much of their history, dominated by their geographic neighbors. For centuries, the British and the Austro-Hungarian Empire dominated the Europe, just as China’s influence throughout Asia permeated practically every aspect of society. Italy and Japan are both fiercely proud nations, and their national cuisine is their calling card, a champion of cultural diplomacy. 


Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
Minestrone Soup
Broccoli Salad