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

Ristorante Trigu: Two Michelin Star Chef Anthony Genovese Lands in Sardegna

The new Trigu Restaurant in Sassari has recently seen a modification towards a contemporary style while keeping its Sardinian soul. Recently inaugurated, It is now under the guidance of Anthony Genovese, chef of two Michelin star Il Pagliaccio Restaurant in Rome. Trigu, which means wheat in the Sardinian language, evokes the traditions of a primeval culture, such as the ancient art of pasta entirely worked … Continue reading Ristorante Trigu: Two Michelin Star Chef Anthony Genovese Lands in Sardegna

Me Geisha Marina d’Arechi: Japanese Fusion Restaurant at Salerno’s Exclusive Touristic Port

From whichever angle you look at Me Geisha Salerno, it reveals total success. Created in 2013 by Giuseppe Tuosto, an Italian – American entrepreneur, the succession of years glided towards an achievement of pegging its position as one of the best Japanese fusion restaurants in Salerno. Seven years later, he opened another Me Geisha in Salerno. This time it is at the Marina d’Arechi, a … Continue reading Me Geisha Marina d’Arechi: Japanese Fusion Restaurant at Salerno’s Exclusive Touristic Port

Periferia Iodata: An Association of Chefs of Fiumicino Focalizing on the Excellence of the Territory

Fiumicino is a fishing town along the Tyrrhenian Coast 30 kilometers towards west from Rome. Perhaps it is best identified with the Leonardo da Vinci International Airport of Rome. It’s the main airway hub of Italy so it gets a large movement of travelers who enter and leave the country. But it is also known among Romans as a destination fishing town on sunny weekends … Continue reading Periferia Iodata: An Association of Chefs of Fiumicino Focalizing on the Excellence of the Territory

Giulio Gigli of Ristorante Une in Capodacqua: Modernizing Umbrian Tradition

There are some dinners that are not so easy to forget because of the way the flavors have overwhelmed your palate and the culinary concept has cornered your interest. With the wave of an imaginative mind and a knowledge of the proper technique, the person behind the plates can create magic. The first time I met Giulio Gigli was at a dinner organized by Scacciadiavoli … Continue reading Giulio Gigli of Ristorante Une in Capodacqua: Modernizing Umbrian Tradition

Tasting the Genuine Regional Flavors at Ristorante Al Cortiletto in Frascati

What you find inside Ristorante Al Cortiletto is unexpected. Dressed like an old courtyard with tiny balconies, tiled roofs and flower pots, the ambience is as casual and festive as it imparts. This family-run trattoria has been serving classic dishes of the Roman cuisine and pizza for the past thirty years. If you want to get to know the typicality of flavors in Frascati, then … Continue reading Tasting the Genuine Regional Flavors at Ristorante Al Cortiletto in Frascati

The Birth of Tiramisù at Le Beccherie Restaurant in Treviso, Italy

Tiramisù. We all know how good this very popular Italian dessert is. Translated to “pull me up” in English, the rich and restorative dessert is definitely pumped with ingredients that can provide a jolt of energy. Coffee, cocoa powder, sugar, egg yolks, mascarpone and savoiardi (ladyfingers). This delicious dessert has all the qualities of being the most produced in the Italian kitchens for its easiness … Continue reading The Birth of Tiramisù at Le Beccherie Restaurant in Treviso, Italy

Chorus Cafe Features the Kitchen of Arcangelo Dandini and Mixology of Massimo D’Addezio

As an established haven for mixology seekers in Rome, Chorus Cafè adds an enticing feature to its repertoire. Arcangelo Dandini arrives at the kitchen of Chorus for a new adventure that will unravel a Roman gastronomic culture that goes beyond the large marble bar manned by Mixologist Massimo D’Addezio, the Best Barman in the World in 2009. Arcangelo hails from Rocca Priora, a small town … Continue reading Chorus Cafe Features the Kitchen of Arcangelo Dandini and Mixology of Massimo D’Addezio

Casa Mazzucchelli in Bologna: Pizza and Contemporary Cuisine on One Plate

There’s a change of look and a change of format for the Mazzucchelli family in Sasso Marconi, a small town that’s around 15 km from Bologna. After the pandemic, a reshuffling of ideas with more focus have come about in the family’s interest. Casa Mazzucchelli is born, an audacious concept that combines two distinct realities: Marconi Restaurant and Il Mollica, both owned and run by … Continue reading Casa Mazzucchelli in Bologna: Pizza and Contemporary Cuisine on One Plate

Il Vistamare Restaurant of Latina: The Destination of Seafood Gourmet Lovers Outside Rome

An hour from Rome, going southwards for around 70 kilometers is a particular location nestled between Lake Fogliano and the Tyrrhenian Sea housed inside Il Fogliano New Life Hotel, a modern 4-star hotel on the sandy shores of Lido di Latina. From its large glass windows, there’s a view of a limitless horizon where the blueness of the sky meets the sea lending orange streaks … Continue reading Il Vistamare Restaurant of Latina: The Destination of Seafood Gourmet Lovers Outside Rome

Torre a Cona: Tuscan Wine, Food and Hospitality in a Majestic Villa on the Florentine Hills

Driving around Tuscany is a captivating experience as roads can lead to a series of varied panoramic backdrops of neatly-rowed vineyards, olive groves, ancient hamlets, cypress trees standing like soldiers guarding long driveways, dried up mowed fields with scattered bales of hay, and yes, the magnificent medieval castles and villas. In one of the stretches of ancient country roads from Florence to Rignano sull’Arno, stands … Continue reading Torre a Cona: Tuscan Wine, Food and Hospitality in a Majestic Villa on the Florentine Hills

Ricasoli 1141 in Chianti Classico: The Castle, the Baron and the Wine

For almost nine centuries, the Ricasoli family of Castello di Brolio has played a leading role in Tuscany’s history of wine including the conception of Chianti Classico. In the year 1141, there was a written testimony linking the family to wine in the castle making them the first to dedicate themselves to the improvement of agriculture and viticulture after perceiving the great potential of the … Continue reading Ricasoli 1141 in Chianti Classico: The Castle, the Baron and the Wine

The Regional Artisan Organic Food and Wine Offerings of Salotto Retrò of Bellegra

At 815 meters asl, the mountain town of Bellegra gives a splendid panorama of the valley below. Bellegra of the Lazio region, sits on Monte Celeste, between the valley of Aniene and Sacco Rivers. Monte Celeste is at the center of an immense amphitheater of mountains making it a predominantly hilly and mountainous territory. Bellegra is about 65 kilometers from Rome, taking about a traveling … Continue reading The Regional Artisan Organic Food and Wine Offerings of Salotto Retrò of Bellegra