Photo by: Fine Dining Lovers / Stanley Tucci's portrait by Daniel Krieger /
Fans hungry for more of Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy will be relieved to hear a new series is set to air in 2022. The six-part CNN series, which recently finished its Sunday evening spot, proved a runaway success, offering millions of couchbound viewers an escape to sun-soaked piazzas and authentic trattorias, with Stanley Tucci as convivial host.
The new season will follow the charismatic US actor, writer, film producer and all-round foodie as he gets back to exploring 'the culinary delights and cultures of several new regions throughout Italy, one of the world's most fascinating and beautiful countries,' according to the network's blurb. The details of where exactly are under wraps for now, although it's sure to be delicious.
In the first season, Tucci covered Italy's perennial holiday favourites and foodie hotspots like Naples and the Amalfi Coast, Rome, Emilia Romagna, Milan, Tuscany and Sicily, where he indulged in all the local specialities, from pizzocheri to pasta alla norma, meeting local restaurateurs, producers and winemakers along the way.
Here's Tucci talking tortellini with globally renowned Italian chef Massimo Bottura in his home town of Modena, a highlight of the first season.
The details for Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy season 2 are yet to be revealed. But fans will be hoping for more food-centred travel - peppered with people, history, culture and food from a country that lives for food - are sure to be delighted.
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