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Lidia Bastianich is an Emmy award-winning television host, best-selling cookbook author, and restaurateur. She has held true to her Italian roots and culture, which she proudly and warmly invites her fans to experience.
 
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The Tuscan Sun Festival
This annual music and arts festival brings well-known musicians and artists to the picturesque town of...
 
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Texas Book Festival 2014
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Lidia's Kansas City Restaurant- Sweet 16
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Eataly- Chicago
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Lidia's Commonsense Italian Cooking
Lidia brings viewers on a road trip into the heart of Italian-American cooking.
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LIDIA'S
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Lidia's Stoneware Collection

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August 4, 2014
The Tuscan Sun Festival

This annual music and arts festival brings well-known musicians and artists to the picturesque town of Cortona (in Tuscany) for nine days of music, art, wine, and food. Starting the first week in August, this celebration includes art exhibitions, cooking demonstrations, locally made products, and, of course, a wide range of Tuscan wines. The Festival del Sole (as it’s called in Italian) would make a unique addition to any travel itinerary; it serves up Italian culture on a silver platter, giving festival goers a little taste of everything in addition to real cultural immersion.