Liz notes that Lucca is famous for more than just figsit's also the birthplace of Puccini. "I know I should probably be interested in this, but I'm much more interested in the secret a grocer has shared with methat the best mushrooms in town are served in a restaurant across
from Puccini's birthplace."
After finding the house of Puccini (and promptly crossing the street), she dines on risotto ai funghi
. Make your own with this recipe for Risotto with Wild Mushrooms and Chives.