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

Data Focus
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. 

February 2020

Pizza: a mixed blessing for Italian cuisine

Italian cuisine abroad is often represented by pizza, and in Italy too it is offered by many restaurants and even a few prize-winning chefs.

January 2020

Food waste: an overblown problem

After the holiday season, the problem of phony estimates arises.

December 2019

New York, like California, bans the sale of foie gras

In Italy, as in most European countries, its production is forbidden, but unfortunately not its sale.