Eataly also plans to open in Chicago, Los Angeles, Sao Paolo and Toronto
A derelict terminal in Rome has been transformed into a food-lovers’ paradise as Eataly opens its biggest branch ever, offering everything from gourmet Slow Food produce to cooking lessons with top chefs.
The megamarket, which already has shops in north Italy, New York and Tokyo, has transformed the vast domed building into a food connoisseur’s haven, with dozens of tasting stands and restaurants as well as culinary exhibitions and projects.
“Welcome to the biggest place in the world dedicated to Italian food. Our aim is to make it the third most visited place after the Colosseum and the Vatican Museums,” said Eataly owner Oscar Farinetti as he showed off the site ahead of its opening on Thursday.
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