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What’s wrong with this picture? The real spaghetti recipe!

The spaghetti recipe is actually one of the simplest one. It is not hard to put together the right ingredients to delight your stomach but it seems that the internet is populated by fake and weird recipes. I came across this picture while looking for a nice pic to post on this blog. What I saw gave me the shivers. What is wrong with this picture? There is tiny detail that makes the whole spaghetti recipe wrong! If you look carefully to the topping of the spaghetti you will see two green leaves. In the background there is a bit…

Milano’s fashion district: where to eat

Il Salumaio in Via Montenapoleone is the place where to stop after a long day of shopping amid the narrow streets of Milano’s fashion district. If you fancy a selection of Italian coldcuts like salame or prosciutto, if you wish to inebriate your throat with the bubbles of a sparkling prosecco make sure to make a reservation at Il Salumaio. Its origin dates back to 1957. It was the beginning of autumn and a delicatessen was about to open in the fancy shopping district of the city. The owners of the other stores were furious. How was it possible? A…

American food in Milan

American food in Milan is easy to find. Check the below list of american food outlets and restaurants in the city of Milan. Breakfast Every single day should start with an invigorating breakfast. If you fancy a full american breakfast you can try “California Bakery“. Founded by Marco D’Arrigo more than 20 years ago the restaurants of this company offer food prepared according to the American food tradition using only genuine products. The company has six restaurants in town so no matter where your hotel is, in a few minutes you can reach one of  the California Bakery’s locations. Burgers When it…

Starbucks to open soon in Milan

There are a few simple rules that must be respected when it comes to coffee and coffee culture, especially in Italy. Rules that have never been officially written on a stone but that are part of a tradition that dates back to the origin of the Italian country. Italians know how to truly enjoy a good cup of coffee and there is not any other way to do it. Rule #1 – You should never drink coffee in a paper cup Rule #2 – You should never have a cappuccino and a sandwich at the same time Rule #3 –…

For a brunch in the city choose Biancolatte

If you fancy a brunch on a sunday morning in Milan, Biancolatte is the place to be. Where: Biancolatte is in via Turati a few steps form the posh fashion district of Milano. Catch the yellow line and get off at Turati Station. While walking there enjoy the beautiful architecture that surrounds the restaurants. What: The restaurant offers a wide range of mouth-watering treats! Its specialties are ice creams and pastries. The bar at the entrance is a joy to the eye of the visitors and just behind the store there is a private room with white tables and chairs…

Restaurants for fashion week 2016

If you happen to be in town for the fashion week 2016 and you are looking for a restaurant in Milano here below there are some suggestions. No matter if you just need to grab a bte or if you wanna have a full dinner: Milan has everything you are looking for. Restaurants in Milano Luini – $ A few steps from the Duomo there is this little store which opened its doors in 1888. If you fancy some typical Italian food don’t miss the chance to try a panzerotto which consists of a sort of salty donut stuffed with…

Grab a bite at Mercato al Duomo

Maybe it’s the EXPO effect but Milan is now offering plenty of opportunities when it comes to food and food culture. The most recent opening is the “Mercato al Duomo” right next to the Cathedral in Piazza del Duomo.  It is a modern space on 4 levels for a total amount of 5.000 square meters. The architect Michele de Lucchi has designed a new space which allow visitors to  experience the whole Italian food tradition: from the raw materials to the finished product. The “Mercato al Duomo” features five different areas: The Bar Motta: for a real Italian breakfast. This…

Trattoria Il Marinaio: seafood at its best!

If you are looking for a good restaurant in the city and you fancy some good seafood the Trattoria il Marinaio in Milan is a good option. The menu offers courses of the Apulian tradition in a small restaurant fully packed with thick wooden table. A dinner here should start with a mixed plate of raw seafood like oysters and scallops which can be purchased by the piece so that you can actually compose your customized antipasto. A dedicated section of the menu describes how to eat mussels. A bowl full of these black shells with hot pepper and garlic…

Les Pommes: a good choice for a dinner

If you are in town for the Milan’s women fashion week 2016 and you are looking for a nice restaurant where to relax between a show and a party, Les Pommes is surely the place to go. It is a tiny restaurant in the Isola dandy district, just a few steps from the new financial district and its astonishing skyscrapers. The grey colored walls and the old-fashioned jazz music playing in the background welcome the guests in what seems to be a familiar place. The shelves on the walls with their books and wine bottles seem to be the ones in…

Restaurant “Al Fresco”

“A meeting place with food and dining” this is the motto appearing on the website of the Al Fresco restaurant. Settled in the Tortona district, there where the design week takes place each year in April. The restaurant offers a wide selection of first courses that changes every month or so. The list ranges from vegetable soup to spaghetti, from ravioli to risotto. While the list of main courses of the menu includes: veal, lamb, duck and codfish.  A must of the Italian dining tradition is antipasto: a small course to warm the stomach up before you actually get to…