In my book today, the main character is in Rome and is working on learning Italian. She's also  getting a taste of the food and the abundance it is given in in Rome. For dinner one night she had Liz ate spaghetti, viel, vegetables and dessert on top of that!
For lunch the next day she ate pizza while reading one of the books she purchased that's written in italian. while sitting by the fountain at the bus stop Liz met an old woman named Celeste an had a conversation with her in complete italian.