Italo-American Cuisine Mocked on Facebook

Daniel Casciato

Italians have taken to Facebook to express their horror and disbelief at some of the most shocking dishes passed off as Italian in America and beyond.

Italians are famously scornful of foreign takes on traditional recipes from their homeland. Now they finally have a forum to vent their anger.

Entitled ‘Degrado Italo-Americano’ (Italian-American decline), a Facebook page created by indignant Italians invites members to share their experiences of the most bizarre imitations of Italian recipes around the world.

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