Authentic Pizza Oven in Baghdad
Yes, the wine was good. But it didn't touch the pizza. The Italians built a real, honest to goodness pizza oven in their compound. They make the pizzas from scratch and distribute to their friends.
On a side note, I met and spoke with the Italian ambassador to Iraq. He's everything you'd expect in an Italian ambassador: impeccably dressed, friendly and gregarious. The Italians have this diplomacy thing down, in my opinion. The US could certainly learn some lessons from this guy.