Restaurants - Italian
Italian restaurants serve Italian cuisine, which in itself takes heavy influences, including Etruscan, ancient Greek, ancient Roman, Byzantine and Jewish. Italian restaurants are noted for their regional diversity, and popularity with famous dishes including spaghetti and meat balls, tortellini, and lasagna among score others. The signature Italian food is risotto. Italian restaurants are characterized by their extreme simplicity, hence their dishes have only four to eight ingredients. Cheese and wine are a major part of Italian cuisine, along with coffee, specifically espresso. Italian restaurants are varied, from Trattoria, Tavlo Calda, Spaghetteria and Pizzeria, among a variety of others, all exclusively serving dishes as per their names.