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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

Enoteca La Torre – awarded a Michelin Star in 2010 and two Gambero Rosso forks – has its extraordinary setting in Villa Laetitia, designed...

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...

Bottone: a piece of Sicily in Milan

An icon of Sicilian tradition, cannoli are crisp, freshly-made treats with candied orange peel and a delicious ricotta filling that is neither too intense...

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