Fallo alla Romana at Eataly Rome, Italy

Fallo alla Romana! We share the quality and the jolly ambience. Eataly Rome launches a new initiative dedicated to the traditional Roman cuisine with a special daily event every 19:00 to 23:00. On the 12th of April Eataly launched its new formula of “Fallo alla Romana” (Do It The Roman Way). It is based on…

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Palazzo Montemartini in Rome, Italy: Dinner With the Chefs of Ragosta Hotels Collection

A particularly special dinner was dedicated to the new 2018 menus of the four Ragosta Hotels Collection last March 2018 at Palazzo Montemartini in Rome, Italy. Ragosta Hotels Collection is a group of four 5-star hotels in Rome, Amalfi Coast and Taormina. The locations of the four hotels are in some of Italy’s most beautiful…

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Il Circolo della Bottiglia at Eataly Rome, Italy

  At the Grande Enoteca of Eataly Rome in Ostiense, a very interesting wine tasting takes place on selected Friday evenings starting at 20:00. Last night, 20 April was the first appointment and it was all about bubbly wines from different parts of Italy. Paola Pozzoli, a sommelier and the manager of Grande Enoteca of…

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Roma Maxima: Stories, Places & Secrets of The Eternal City

Rome, a four-letter word that sends a tingling excitement to all the world travelers. A history that spans 3,000 years back, the historians convinced that it was exactly 21 April of 753 B.C. when this great city was founded. There is a legend that is strongly attached to its history. The story goes that Rome…

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Queen Makeda Grand Pub: Crowdfunding for its Milan Branch

Queen Makeda Grand Pub, born in Rome in December 2014, is quite ready for its next branch in Milan. This time, it is approaching the project with a totally different method. It is using Equity Crowdfunding to collect investments from the public. The target is to gather €200,000 within 4 months (13 March to 20…

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Come Si Mangia L’Olio (How To Eat Oil): A Gastronomic Manual of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

How do you eat oil? Oil is not just an anonymous part of our dishes. It can play a fundamental role beside the protagonist of the dish because if used properly, the flavors of the whole dish can improve decisively. Come Si Mangia L’Olio, written by Andrea Leonardi, Filippo Falugiani and Marco Porvinciali is a…

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Korea Week: Four Hands Dinner With Sohyi Kim and Cristina Bowerman in Rome, Italy

Two cultures, two renowned chefs and two cuisines in one kitchen. Korea and Italy meet together in the hands of Sohyi Kim, a South Korean chef and a former judge of the cooking show MasterChef Korea and Cristina Bowerman, a Michelin-starred Italian chef and President of the Associazione Ambasciatori del Gusto (Association of Ambassadors of…

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The Wine Hunter Roma 2017 in Rome, Italy

The second edition of  The Wine Hunter Roma 2017 concluded successfully last 3 December in the Acquario Romano (Roman Aquarium) in Rome. Hunters of excellent wines were treated to a two-day (2 – 3 December) tasting of the wines that were awarded with high points in quality and excellence during the recent Merano Wine Festival…

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Sommeliers’ Selection 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey

March has gone by quite fast and I didn’t even get the chance to write about my extraordinary experience with the Turkish wines in the Sommeliers’ Selection held in St. Regis Hotel in Istanbul last 25 – 26 February that was organized by Gustobar. I had a very fast-paced trip to Istanbul arriving from Rome…

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I Migliori Vini Italiani di Luca Maroni 2018 in Rome, Italy

The year 2018 saw more than 150 wine producers as the protagonists of a 4-day wine event in Rome between 15 to 18 February.  Entitled I Migliori Vini Italiani di Luca Maroni 2018 (The Best Italian Wines of Luca Maroni 2018), the event took place in Salone delle Fontane in EUR, Rome with more than…

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Vinitaly 2017, 51st Edition in Verona, Italy

The first thing that was taught to us in my sommelier course was to go out and taste as much wines as we can to build our knowledge about them. It is not enough to sit down in our classes listening to the teachers, take down notes and study them. What matters most is to…

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Week of Italian Cuisine in the World 2nd Edition (20 – 26 November 2017)

The Week of Italian Cuisine in the World (Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo) has come to its second edition after a big success last year. The theme of this year’s edition, which took place between 20 to 26 November, is the binomial “Cuisine and Quality Wine”. More than one thousand events took place which…

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First Week of Italian Cuisine in the World 2016 (21 – 27 November 2016)

Italian cuisine is one of the most popular cuisines in the world. I agree and I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love anything Italian. It is so regarded by so many that it has been recreated in so many countries. Adapting to different palates and innovating in the fast movement of the modern food culture…

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