Program 285: Italian Food Culture; The Perfect Tuscan Picnic

Release Date: 05-05-2012


Italian food expert Fred Plotkin takes American visitors deeper into the culture of enjoying a good meal, and tour guide Jamie Blair Gould from Lucca helps listeners assemble ingredients for the perfect Tuscan picnic, complete with a picture postcard view.


  • Fred Plotkin, author of "Italy for the Gourmet Traveler" (Kyle Books)
  • Jamie Blair Gould, tour guide based in Lucca, Italy
  • Closing essay from bicycle adventurer Willie Weir