Calabria listed as must-see place in 2017 by NYT

Jan 13, 2017 1082

The southern Calabria region has been listed by the New York Times as one of 52 places to visit in 2017. The online travel section of the Times included Calabria among its selection of must-see locations, noting that "some of the best meals in Italy aren't found in Rome or Tuscany", but can be savored in the southern region of Calabria.

"The toe of Italy's boot is making a name for itself in food and wine circles, led by places like Ristorante Dattilo, Ristorante Ruris in Isola Capo Rizzuto and Antonio Abbruzzino in Catanzaro", wrote Danielle Pergament. "Known for spicy dishes and much of the world's supply of bergamot, Calabria is pivoting toward lighter fare, organic farming and wine made from local grapes".

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