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A Tavola! Dinner Is on the Way.

Italians, for obscure reasons best known to linguists, have two words for table: tavolo and tavola. They’re sometimes used interchangeably, but if you’re talking about a table for eating meals, whether at home or in a restaurant, the correct word is tavola. And then there’s the imperative “A tavola!” –worth obeying because it’s the verbal [...]

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Tue, October 4 2011 » Italian food » 6 Comments