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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…