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?
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
SanBrite is more than a farmhouse. Owners Riccardo Gaspari and wife Ludovica Rubbini, respectively chef and sommelier, define it as an agricucina (agri-cuisine) where most of the products like the cheese, meat, and vegetables come from the Gaspari family production which then acquire interesting new shapes and flavors as they pass through the hands of the chef. Meaning healthy mountain hut in the local Ladin … Continue reading Traditional Cuisine of the Dolomites Acquires New Shape at SanBrite in Cortina d’Ampezzo
The Dolomite mountains are just up ahead showcasing a picturesque view of the range of the Cadore mountains, Pelmo, Antelao, Rite and Sasso Lungo from the garden of Ristorante Acero Rosso. At almost 360 degrees, you can enjoy a breathtaking alpine scene right in front of you, just by sitting on the terrace of the restaurant or on one of the lounge chairs on the … Continue reading Ristorante Acero Rosso in Vodo di Cadore, Italy: A Typical Mountain Chalet
If you put two extremely talented young chefs in the kitchen, one from the southern part of Italy where Mediterranean seafood cuisine is celebrated while the other one is from the mountainous region where alpine influence is utmost, the result is a surprising innovation of grand ideas, aromas and flavors intertwined in a luscious approach to gastronomy. Chef Oliver Piras, originally from the Italian island … Continue reading The Neoteric Alpine Cuisine of Aga Ristorante in San Vito di Cadore, Italy