By Pat Willard

“Not not like going out with strong pals or long-lost kinfolk for a flavor of nation life.”—Christian technological know-how display screen

Pat Willard takes readers on a trip into the local nooks and crannies of yank delicacies, the place WPA writers have been dispatched in 1935 to rfile the roots of our assorted culinary tradition.

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These larger, denser loaves, which weigh as much as 4 pounds apiece, don’t get stale as quickly as baguettes do, and they’re easier to slice. They’ve become so famous that the generic name for this type of loaf is now pain poilâne; Poilâne’s bakers distinguish the genuine loaf by decorating it with a big cursive P. They also turn out delectable apple tarts, delicate butter cookies, gingerbreads, and other pastries, but the bread is the main attraction. The tiny shop opens early, at 7:15am (closed Sun), and there’s usually a line out the door.

26 Salumeria Garibaldi The Prosciutto Pros Parma, Italy It’s hard not to eat well in Italy—but even in context, the city of Parma is a standout. Parmesan cheese, Parma ham, sparkling red Lambrusco wine, the balsamic vinegar of nearby Modena—the list of regional specialties goes on and on. Eating locally here is dead easy: Corn grown in the Po Valley feeds the region’s heirloom-bred dairy cows, whose milk is turned into Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese; local pigs are fed on the whey cast off during the cheesemaking process, and then slaughtered to make the region’s famous pork products.

Consider it Parma’s equivalent of a takeout fast-food joint—and wish you lived in Parma full time. asp). 0 Parma (1 hr. from Bologna, 11/2 hr. from Milan, 2 hr. from Florence). it). $$ Hotel Button, Strada San Vitale Borgo Salina 7 (& 39/521/ 208039). 27 Gourmet Emporiums & Specialty Shops Yeliseyevsky Gastronom Temple of the Gluttons Moscow, Russia Its nickname was once “Temple of the Gluttons,” a cutting reference to the czars who used to patronize this landmark 1901 emporium. But in the new capitalist Russia, gluttony is no longer frowned upon— in fact, Russians spend more of their income on food than any other European nation.

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