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Join NIAF for 
A Mangiare: A Cultural History for Foodies
with Author of La Dolce Vita University: 
An Unconventional Guide to Italian Culture from A to Z,
 Carla Gambescia 

Tuesday July 14, 7:00pm EST

Test your knowledge about Italian cuisine while discovering little-known facts and the origin stories behind some of Italian cuisine's most iconic ingredients and dishes. 

Join NIAF and travel author, Carla Gambescia, for an interactive and entertaining "salon" exploring Italy's culinary heritage from antiquity to the present day. Even the most sophisticated Italophile and foodie will come away with new insights!

Be sure to sign up before space runs out! The lecture will also feature a stunning slideshow. Registration is required and it is only $25 to attend. We hope to see you then!


Carla Gambescia is the author of La Dolce Vita University: An Unconventional Guide to Italian Culture from A to Z, Silver Prize winner of "Best Travel Book of the Year" awarded by the North American Travel Journalists Association. A regular lecturer on topics of Italian cultural interest, Carla has written about and toured every region of Italy on foot or by bicycle and curates the photoblog Postcards from the Boot. Carla conceived and co-led the Giro del Gelato bicycle tour winner of OUTSIDE Magazine's "Best Trip in Western Europe," and, for a decade, owned and operated Via Vanti! Restaurant & Gelateria in Mount Kisco, NY.

Following Carla's, presentation there will be a brief Q&A session.

Not able to join us on Zoom, but want to tune in later? If for whatever reason you are not able to join the webinar, all paid and registered attendees will receive a recording of the session no later than two business days after the event. Refunds will not be issued

We can't wait for you to join us!

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