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RED Bistrot Libreria: where coffee and books meet!

There is a new bar in town. The answer to the recent clamor about the opening of a Starbucks in Milan is a new place for coffee but this time it is 100% Italian. RED Bistrot Libreria has just opened a new store in the city of Milan. While the first one welcomes its guests in the Porta Nuova district with its modern and overwhelming skyscrapers, the opening of RED Bistrot Libreria in the Brera district marks the beginning of a new relationship between the company and the city of Milan. The building chosen to host this new bar dates…

Cascina Cuccagna: from brunch to lunch…and dinner!

Cascina Cuccagna is an old farm in the heart of Milano and more precisely in the Porta Romana district. The origin of the Cascina Cuccagna dates back to the beginning of the 18th century. The Cascina then known as Cassina Torchio was owned and managed by the monks of the Fatebenefratelli order who cultivated the medical herbs in the nearby lands and fields. The Cascina Cuccagna was then named after another nearby farmhouse which was destroyed, to make room for some  new urban infrastructures, at the beginning of the 20th century. When in the late 90s of last century it…

Ghe Sem: Asian food meets the Italian culinary tradition

Ghe Sem is a particular restaurant in Milan that offers the right mix of Chinese and Italian food culture: Dim Sum filled with typical italian ingredients. The Dim Sum stand to the Chinese food culture as the tapas stand to the Spanish one: a collection of Chinese dishes that are usually steamed or fried. Particularly popular in the southern regions of China the rite of the Dim Sum is usually combined with the Yum Cha, the art of drinking tea. Given the huge popularity that the Asian food culture has acquired in the western world, the owners of Ghe Sem decided to combine…

The world’s best chefs to gather in Milan

From the 4th to the 6th of March 2017 the MICO Milan Convention Centre hosts the 13th edition of “Identità Golose” the International Chef Congress. The program includes several events dedicated to the Italian cooking tradition. On Saturday the 4th cheese and gelato will be the main topics discussed in the meeting rooms of the convention centre and in the afternoon a special appointment with champagne connoisseurs to learn how to match the right food with this signature french drink. Sunday the 5th the main session will take the audience to discover how the most famous chefs take inspiration from their…

The best sushi rolls in Milan.

Sushi is kind of a thing here in the city of Milan. Multiethnic and fusion restaurants are more and more popular among the Milanese people and tourists. If you are trying to find the best sushi rolls in Milan here is the list of the five best sushi restaurants in the capital of fashion and design. 5. Kiyo Japanese Cusine ($$$) Via Ravizza 4 20149 Milan 4. Wicky’s Wicousine seafood ($$$$) Corso Italia 6 20122 Milan 3. Yoshi ($$$) Via Parini 7 20121 Milan 2. Iyo ($$$$) Via Piero della Francesca 74 20154 Milan 1. Poporoya ($$) Via Eustachi 7 20129 Milan…

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…

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…