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No Food Allowed

no-food-175.jpgItalian cities are cracking down on "culinary recidivists" who dare to eat and/or drink near historical landmarks — in Rome, fines can get as high as $650. A Venetian official told the New York Times, "We can't have a situation where you have to climb over people eating salami sandwiches" to visit St. Mark's Square. [NYT]