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Focus is the Editorial by President Paolo Petroni published in the magazine Civiltà della Tavola

Data Focus
April 2021

Let's talk about our Academy

Though the pandemic has deprived us of conviviality, the Academy has held firm, thanks to our Delegates' and Academicians' competence and passion.

March 2021

Everything changes; nothing changes

Map colours proliferate, as do the institutions that allegedly protect us, but real hope rests in the swift availability of abundant vaccines.

February 2021

A long year of privations

The emergency remains in full swing, but Academicians have lost none of their verve to start anew.

January 2021

Restaurants sink into a morass of improvisation

Prohibitions, closures, uncertainties, risible assistance.

December 2020

A strong and cohesive Academy

A year full of worries, anxiety and questions draws to a close, but there is a glimmer of hope for rebirth.

November 2020

There is great chaos under heaven

The current situation is only ‘excellent’ for the coronavirus.

October 2020

The new App brings the Academy’s world to all enthusiasts of our great cuisine

See page 9  for all the necessary details to start this interesting exploration.

September 2020

Freedom of the press, statistics and the restaurant crisis

Befuddled by contradictory news, we must be discerning and prudent.

July 2020

The Academy’s convivial gatherings are back

Despite often absurd restrictions, the Delegations have enthusiastically resumed their activities.

June 2020

Restaurants reboot with new strategies

Some open only for dinner or limit opening days; others prune menus; others offer simpler home-style meals.

April 2020

The Academy’s vitality

Despite the difficult situation that we are living through, the Academy isn’t stopping. 

March 2020

The will to start again with renewed vigour

This state of affairs will end. Let us wait patiently.