Is Piacenza the Most Overlooked Food Destination in Emilia-Romagna?
A sunny day in downtown, pedestrian-only Piacenza / Photo: Mike Dotta via Shutterstock
Name the first food product you can think of from the Emilia-Romagna region. (Think fast!) Is it balsamic vinegar from Modena? Prosciutto from Parma? Maybe mortadella from Bologna? While Emilia-Romagna’s major cities receive well-earned attention for their signature culinary staples, there’s a fourth target area that could be added to this list of notable food destinations in the northeastern region — its ninth largest city, Piacenza, and the eponymous province in the Emilia sub-