In the region of Emilia-Romagna, eat at Massimo Bottura’s three-Michelin-star Osteria Francescana. From there, take a day trip to Massimo Spigaroli’s farm estate, Antica Corte Pallavicina; visit his charcuterie, and buy some culatello [a prized salumi] and sausages to take back home. Via Stella 22, 39/059-21-01-18. Rene Redzepi chose this as one of his favorite places. Read more. This appeared in the October 2012 issue.