Fiumicino’s Periferia Iodata Chefs Cook on the Beach For Their First Summer Party

An attendance of more than six hundred people marked a great success for the first party ever organized by the chefs of Periferia Iodata on the first day of August 2022. Among them were also Mayor Esterino Montino of Fiumicino, Vice Mayor Ezio Di Genesio Pagliuca, and President of the Productive Activities Commission Fabio Zorzi, who lauded the significant initiative of the chefs. The setting … Continue reading Fiumicino’s Periferia Iodata Chefs Cook on the Beach For Their First Summer Party

Barà Japanese Fusion Restaurant: A Journey Through Oriental Flavors in Avellino

Andrea Rullo, a young chef who was born and raised in Avellino in the Campania region and passionate about the oriental flavors, decided to open his Japanese restaurant right in the city where he was born. After procuring invaluable knowledge and experience in Italy and abroad over the years, he felt ready to embark on his project of introducing new flavors and experiences to his … Continue reading Barà Japanese Fusion Restaurant: A Journey Through Oriental Flavors in Avellino

Gina Restaurant: Gourmet Comfort Food a Step Away from Piazza di Spagna

Gina, stylishly spelled with light bulbs in a wide window generates a chic facade. The contemporary all-white minimalist look with splashes of black and gray accents give the 40-seat restaurant a modish nod to its diners. Played up with cushions and wood give the tone of a relaxed atmosphere. Fifteen years after its inauguration, Gina went through a redefinition of its concept. The refined restyling … Continue reading Gina Restaurant: Gourmet Comfort Food a Step Away from Piazza di Spagna

Discovering The Thermal Springs and Wines of The Volcanic Euganean Hills

If Padova, with its UNESCO World Heritage Sites, is already a city that’s waiting to be explored, then just half an hour away to its southwest is another area that demands our attention. The Euganean Hills or Colli Euganei in Italian, are a group of hills of volcanic origin that formed about 35 million years ago. It is a now a regional park that covers … Continue reading Discovering The Thermal Springs and Wines of The Volcanic Euganean Hills

Ronchi Rò: Cuisine, Wines and Hospitality on the Vine-Clad Hills of Collio

A treasure trove in the middle of the green surroundings of Collio, Ronchi Rò offers a profound full immersion of the hilly area in the eastern edge of Friuli Venezia Giulia. It is is located in Dolegna del Collio, close to the border of Slovenia, and an hour’s drive from the city of Trieste and just a few minutes from the enchanting town of Cividale … Continue reading Ronchi Rò: Cuisine, Wines and Hospitality on the Vine-Clad Hills of Collio

Ristorante Alpes: Modern Gastronomy with Ancient Health-Beneficial Techniques

Bad Schörgau is home to Ristorante Alpes where Chef Mattia Baroni and Hotelier Gregor Wenter share a creative synergy that highlight their individual preparations into a collective excellence. It is a place where you can experience this union of innovative minds that come from research and experiment dredged with a remarkable energy of creativity. In an enchanting location encircled by the luxuriant woods and alpine … Continue reading Ristorante Alpes: Modern Gastronomy with Ancient Health-Beneficial Techniques

Italian Farm Stay at Agriturismo Regio Tratturo with Homegrown Ingredients and Local Home Cooking

Sometimes navigators take you to the least expected side roads, most often the paths less trodden, which can end up in harrowing conditions and that’s the time when you swear you will never take those shortcuts again. But unpredictably, at the end of it all, you can be rewarded with a picturesque view. There are two roads that take you to Agriturismo Regio Tratturo, the … Continue reading Italian Farm Stay at Agriturismo Regio Tratturo with Homegrown Ingredients and Local Home Cooking

The Second Daniele Gourmet of Giuseppe Maglione Opens in Salerno

Daniele Gourmet finds its second new home in the city of Salerno. Still in the same region of Campania, the first Daniele Gourmet of Giuseppe Maglione was opened in the town of Avellino in 2016. But this new pizzeria has a bright and refreshing look. Its position along the tree-lined Lungomare Trieste fronting the sea complements the atmosphere of the place, perhaps even the mood. … Continue reading The Second Daniele Gourmet of Giuseppe Maglione Opens in Salerno

Bistrot La Perla, A Convivial Tyrolean Corner in Hotel La Perla of Corvara

At La Perla Hotel, think about easing up and enjoying good food from simple to contemporary at the Bistrot La Perla. The dining room has a Tyrolean style interior with dark wood, plush red seats, stone and chandeliers with a large circular wooden bar centrally placed in the room. Cozily tucked in a corner of the town of Corvara in the Dolomites, the bistrot is … Continue reading Bistrot La Perla, A Convivial Tyrolean Corner in Hotel La Perla of Corvara

Essenza, The Starred Restaurant of Simone Nardoni in Terracina

When Simone Nardoni moved Essenza to the seaside town of Terracina from Pontinia in 2019, he started to accumulate feathers in his cap. Not long after the relocation, he became a part of the JRE-Jeunes Restaurateurs, a prestigious association of chefs of fine dining restaurants around the globe that safeguard their territory with the highest level of quality. A year later, in December 2020, a … Continue reading Essenza, The Starred Restaurant of Simone Nardoni in Terracina

What’s the Next Chapter After Culinaria im Farmerkreuz for Stefan and Manfred Kofler?

As the Latin saying has it “per Aspera ad astra” that is through adversities we will reach the stars, the exceptionality, the dream that has always been kept in the drawer. There is a dream shared by two brothers from South Tyrol, in the village of Tirol, on the hills of Merano: Manfred and Stefan Kofler, who in 2008 gave life to their personal aspiration … Continue reading What’s the Next Chapter After Culinaria im Farmerkreuz for Stefan and Manfred Kofler?

High Up on the Dolomites at AlpiNN Food Space and Restaurant of Norbert Niederkofler

When Norbert Niederkofler, Executive Chef of three Michelin-starred restaurant St. Hubertus initiated Cook The Mountain, he had a clear project of offering pure gastronomic cuisine that is strongly rooted to the territory using the local and seasonal resources it offers. Precarious perhaps for the philosophy that seems so limiting to a starred restaurant but instead, he received a third star in 2018, was included in … Continue reading High Up on the Dolomites at AlpiNN Food Space and Restaurant of Norbert Niederkofler

Arnolfo Ristorante of Colle di Val d’Elsa: Fine Dining Weekend Stay in the Tuscan Hills

In the silence of the Tuscan hills, nestled among the cobbled streets of the medieval town of Colle di Val d’Elsa, there is a small jewel that overlooks a breathtaking view: the Arnolfo Ristorante. Probably inspired by Arnolfo di Cambio, a sculptor, architect and artist who lived in Colle di Val d’Elsa during the thirteenth century, Arnolfo Ristorante also has at the basis of all … Continue reading Arnolfo Ristorante of Colle di Val d’Elsa: Fine Dining Weekend Stay in the Tuscan Hills

L’Asinello: One of the Best Restaurants in Italy in a Small Town of Sixty in Chianti

L’Asinello is not your usual Michelin-starred restaurant. It is housed in an old barn in the small 9th-century town of Villa a Sesta, a fraction of Castelnuovo Berardenga, where the population is just sixty, surrounded the iconic endless rows of vineyards. You can go around this tiny town in just a few minutes and one of its nearest neighbors is another Michelin-starred restaurant of 20 … Continue reading L’Asinello: One of the Best Restaurants in Italy in a Small Town of Sixty in Chianti

Traditional Seafood Cuisine and a Panoramic View at La Vista Resort Agriturismo in Ariccia

Thirty kilometers south of Rome, La Vista Resort Agriturismo presents a splendid panorama of the Latium coastal towns sloping softly down to the Tyrrhenian Coast. La Vista, as its name suggests, is a terrace set on the Alban Hills immersed in the green regional park of Castelli Romani where the views become more spectacular with the vibrant blushing of the skies as the sun goes … Continue reading Traditional Seafood Cuisine and a Panoramic View at La Vista Resort Agriturismo in Ariccia