Why opt for the obvious, red-checkered tableclothes? Lemons, grape leaves, pomegranates and pine cone motifs (two of the ultimate lucky charms, symbols of Italian nature) are all intrinsically connected to the local decorative tradition. You can put a touch of Italy by choosing hand-painted ceramics for your table: they might be hard to find out of their native land, but they constantly inspire designers all across the world. That said, your choices are endless!
Italian football legends don't come much bigger than Alessandro Del Piero. Fine Dining Lovers spoke to the former Juventus star and World Cup winner about his career, his love of food, and running his N10 restaurant in Los Angeles during the pandemic.
The long-awaited, rescheduled UEFA Euro2020 football championships are upon us, and to whet your appetite, we have selected our starting XI of the best restaurants in the world owned by footballers. See who made our first-team.