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Focus is the Editorial by President Paolo Petroni published in the magazine Civiltà della Tavola

Data Focus
December 2021

A year of complexities draws to a close

Despite uncertain prospects, life today is not comparable to that of 12 months ago.

November 2021

A new prize in honour of Gianni Fossati

Adding to the memory of those who forged the Academy's greatness.

October 2021

The importance of restaurant tips

Abroad, tips are mandatory and generous; in Italy, rare and scanty.

September 2021

Restaurants reopen, but some problems continue to plague them

Among others, that of questionable service, often verging on the indecorous.

July 2021

Delta Force on the attack!

Despite the crossfire plaguing our lives, the Academy is resuming its habitual cultural and convivial activities.

June 2021

If this weren't a tragedy, we'd have reached a comic ending

Even lately, amid signs of viral retreat, we are at a fever pitch of confusion.

May 2021

Vaccine chaos and uncertain regulations delay rebirth

But there are positive sings: we confidently await the return of normality.

April 2021

Let's talk about our Academy

Though the pandemic has deprived us of conviviality, the Academy has held firm, thanks to our Delegates' and Academicians' competence and passion.

March 2021

Everything changes; nothing changes

Map colours proliferate, as do the institutions that allegedly protect us, but real hope rests in the swift availability of abundant vaccines.

February 2021

A long year of privations

The emergency remains in full swing, but Academicians have lost none of their verve to start anew.

January 2021

Restaurants sink into a morass of improvisation

Prohibitions, closures, uncertainties, risible assistance.

December 2020

A strong and cohesive Academy

A year full of worries, anxiety and questions draws to a close, but there is a glimmer of hope for rebirth.