How to piss off an Italian [excerpt] by Eva Sandoval

I came across this article and found it too funny not to share it with you. As much as I would like to laugh and tell you it’s all an exaggeration, I can’t. It’s all true. We Italians are food snobs. But rightfully so, because Italian food is the best, isn’t it? ENJOY!

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Suggest that other cultures’ cuisines might also be delicious.
Italian food is loved worldwide, and with good reason. The Italians themselves are extremely proud of their food, which is why if you suggest other cultures also produce good cuisine, you’ll be setting yourself up for: “Maybe, but nothing is better than our own food.”

“Yes, but Mexican food is also delicious. In fact, I think it’s my favorite.”

“There is no food better than Italian food.”

“Have you ever tried Mexican food?”

“I don’t have to try Mexican food. I know that Italian food is the best.”

“Mexican food is really delicious.”

“Not as delicious as Italian food.”

Press the issue and see the sparks fly. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.
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