Chef Massimo Bottura’s Guide To Modena. By Forbes
Chef Massimo Bottura helped catapult northern Italy’s Modena to worldwide gastronomic glory when he opened his Osteria Francescana in 1995, showcasing his avant-garde take on traditional Italian cuisine. But even before Bottura came along, Modena was a culinary center that created Parmigiano-Reggiano, tortellini pasta, balsamic vinegar, sparkling red Lambrusco wine and more. To find out what to see, do and, of course, eat in the Emilia-Romagna region, Forbes Travel Guide turned to Modena-born and -raised Bottura.