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Drink Kong: an “instinct bar” in Rome

Author: Barbara Palladino Translation by Michelle Nebiolo In Rome’s Monti district, Drink Kong is the latest creation by celebrity bartender Patrick Pistolesi and his crew, including...

Reserva: a taste of South America in Rome

Reserva is the new South American restaurant and cocktail bar in Rome, on Via del Pellegrino. The project is the brainchild of Alessandro Lisi, maître...

“The Pure”, salad with a clean conscience

“The Pure” salad restaurant – located on Corso Magenta, in Milan – was born out of a close collaboration between architecture firm Nomade and...

Japanese fusion cuisine at Milan’s Cinquantadue

Soft lighting, velvet, wood paneling and gold touches: at Milan’s Cinquantadue, your Japanese taste experience starts from the eyes. On the edge of Brera,...

Retrobottega: the aesthetics of flavor and strong bonds with the earth

Retrobottega is located in Rome’s very center, between Piazza Navona and the Patheon, on Via della Stelletta. This is where chefs Giuseppe Lo Iudice –...

Enoteca La Torre: close your eyes and let flavor and elegance lead you

by Barbara Palladino Enoteca La Torre – awarded a Michelin Star in 2010 and two Gambero Rosso forks – has its extraordinary setting in Villa...

Contatto Experience: flavor you can touch

“Don’t eat with your hands!” is an etiquette rule every Western kid has heard at least once – and only one of the many...

Dining at Dina’s, light and free

Dina is a restaurant in Gussago – in the province of Brescia, in Franciacorta – offering desserts (and “non-desserts”) with interesting names like “Come...

Plato: the philosophy of taste is on the menu

Plato – a restaurant on Milan’s Via Cesare Battisti – was named both to evoke the word “plate” and to celebrate the Greek philosopher...

Distilleria Le Crode, distilling grappa according to tradition

Distilleria Le Crode – located along river Piave, between Valdobbiadene and Feltre – is one of the few remaining plants in Italy to uphold...

Five historical cafés loved by artists and intellectuals

Between the end of the 1700s and the beginning of the 1800s, cafés were a place for intellectuals, middle class, aristocrats and the penniless...

The Alba White Truffle International Festival

Until 25 November 2018, the Alba White Truffle International Festival will give everyone the chance to enjoy this fascinating hidden underground fruit. Truffles are rare...

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The Great War Museum: history at high altitude

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle NebioloOn the top of the Marmolada, at 3,000 meters of altitude, you’ll find the Marmolada Great War...

Palazzo Giordano Apostoli: neo-gothic inspiration

Palazzo Giordano Apostoli is located in Sassari’s central Piazza d’Italia. It was built by will of Giuseppe Giordano Apostoli in 1877, in...

Move To The Top takes you to the roof of the Dolomites

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle Nebiolo On 4 July 2020, the cableway to Malga Ciapèla will re-open. Its short,...

Tenute La Montina, the realm of Franciacorta

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle NebioloTenute La Montina is located in Monticelli Brusati (BS), in the north-east of Franciacorta, next to an ample...