This program is over. Hope you didn't miss it! Browse other programs we offer Rick Steves on Eating in Italy: A Cultured Conversation with Fred Plotkin Evening Lecture/Seminar Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET Code: 1M2250 Location: This online program is presented on Zoom. Select your Tickets $25 Member $30 Non-Member Resize text Rick Steves with Fred Plotkin Italy and its superb cuisine draw hungry visitors from all over the world. They come to savor famous foods such as pasta, pizza, gelati, and sun-kissed fruits and vegetables. But then they are dazzled by the depth and variety of glorious local dishes and wines from Italy’s 20 regions. Rick Steves a popular expert on European travel, joins Fred Plotkin, a specialist in Italian cuisine and culture, for a deep dive into many of Italy’s secret culinary pleasures. They discuss the unique ways in which Italy’s cuisine developed, the food specialties of Italy’s different regions, and what travelers miss if they only visit Rome, Florence, and Venice. And their shared insights about Italy’s hidden gems ensure that a trip to Italy is unforgettable. As well as delicious. Their co-authored book, Rick Steves Italy for Food Lovers (Avalon), is available for purchase. Book Sale Information Purchase your copy of Rick Steves Italy for Food Lovers by Rick Steves and Fred Plotkin here. SPECIAL NOTE: Politics and Prose is offering a 10% discount to Smithsonian Associates ticket-holders. To claim your discount, enter the code SPECIAL10 (no space between letters and numbers) in the “Coupon discount” section on Politics and Prose's check-out page. General Information View Common FAQs and Policies about our Online Programs on Zoom.