Piazza Ariostea, 1st -6th July 2019Food and wine event in Piazza Ariostea, a green square in the center of Ferrara. 25 tasting areas of local restaurants that present their menus to visitors
Now in its fifth edition, this event offers the flavors of Ferrara's food and wine culture: pumpkin cappellacci, a couple from Ferrara, salamina da sugo, pasticcio, panpepato. From 1 to 6 July, Mangiafexpo, the great food festival of Ferrara, this year with about 25 tasting areas, set up for the first time in Piazza Ariostea, and the participation of the best local restaurants.
A tasty ‘food tasting area’ in the heart of the city, to try the most appreciated excellence of local cuisine, including music, events, guided tours, meetings with the chefs. From 11 am to 2 am, there will be tastings of quality, creativity and promotion of the product of the territory and beyond. Shaded areas will be created between the gazebos, to make lunch and snacks pleasant in the sunniest moments.
The event is back from the success of last year that recorded the record attendance of 75 thousand visitors. For this reason, the event expands, over time (an extra day has been added) and in space (more sessions around the Ariosto ring).
There are already numerous restaurants, taverns, wineries, bars and specialized companies in the gastronomy sector that have joined the festival with their own stand. On the site of the event the menus offered by the various operators present are described in a timely manner but surely the passers-by will also be attracted by the tasting menu, to allow gourmets to be able to taste more in more restaurants.